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Gperf

https://www.gnu.org/software/gperf/
Gperf is a perfect hash function generator. For a given list of strings, it produces a hash function and hash table in the form of C or C++ code, for looking up a value depending on the input string. The hash function is perfect, which means that the hash table has no collisions, and the hash table lookup needs a single string comparison only.

GNU gperf is highly customizable. There are options for generating C and C++ code, for emitting 'switch' statements or nested 'ifs' instead of a hash table, and for tuning the algorithm that gperf uses.

Documentation

User manual available from https://www.gnu.org/software/gperf/manual/

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Download

Download version 3.1.0 (stable)
released on 5 January 2017

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterGenium13 January 2017



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Marcel Schaible Maintainer
Eric Blake Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
NetBSD Homepage http://pkgsrc.se/devel/gperf
Developer Download http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gperf/
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:bug-gnu-gperf@gnu.org
Guix Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/g.html
Developer Homepage https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/gperf/
Debian Homepage https://packages.debian.org/jessie/gperf
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gperf.git
Gentoo Homepage https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/dev-util/gperf
Developer Mailing List Subscribe https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-gperf
FreeBSD Homepage https://www.freshports.org/devel/gperf/
Academics Developer http://www.dre.vanderbilt.edu/~schmidt/resume.html


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use libc6
Required to use libstdc++ 2.9

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 January 2017.



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