On Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 10:41:09AM +0900, Eric Sven Ristad wrote:
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> 
> 2. When I try to store a large value (eg., 6kb) in a DBM object,
>    I get the following error:
> 
>       RuntimeError: dbm_store failed
> 
>    Smaller values (eg., 256b) don't seem to cause any problems.

I think that you're just coming up against the limitations of the 
standard UNIX dbm.  Try 'gdbm' instead, or 'bdb' or maybe 'cdb' 
from the Ruby application archive.

David S.

> Eric
>