[fpc-pascal] gdbm package on Windows

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sat Oct 5 18:09:12 CEST 2013

On 05.10.2013 17:56, greim wrote:
> Hi,
> i want to  _read_ *.pag files created as hash ( dbm or ndbm or gdbm)
> files in Perl (Linux) with freepascal.
> I used the gdbm package, and it worked fine with Linux.
> On Windows (XP) using the same *.pag file unfortunately not.
> I installed different gdbm.dll files in the working directory but the
> testdbm.pp crushed down with some access violation (fpc) or was asking
> for a c.dll (in a Lazarus application) ?

I don't know gdbm, but it seems that the library itself requires a C dll 
and then it's not important whether the application is written in 
Pascal, C or something else, because the library is a C one and thus 
needs a fitting runtime DLL.


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