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read write and search dbf with perl cgi

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I need a way to read write and search a dbf with perl cgi scripts.  Is there any such system available?  If not, Where can I find info about how to make one?
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By dbf, do you mean dBase or FoxBase files?  If so, download and install DBD::XBase
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http://www.perl.com/CPAN-local/modules/by-category/07_Database_Interfaces/XBase/DBD-XBase-0.0632.tar.gz

Note that it will not write indexes (idx files), and it requires that you have the DBD package already installed.  If you have a major problem with either of those conditions, you can use a simpler package from:

http://www.perl.com/CPAN-local/modules/by-category/07_Database_Interfaces/Xbase/Xbase-1.07.tar.gz

Good Luck.
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