:mod:`dumbdbm` --- Portable DBM implementation
The :mod:`dumbdbm` module is intended as a last resort fallback for the :mod:`anydbm` module when no more robust module is available. The :mod:`dumbdbm` module is not written for speed and is not nearly as heavily used as the other database modules.
The :mod:`dumbdbm` module provides a persistent dictionary-like interface which is written entirely in Python. Unlike other modules such as :mod:`gdbm` and :mod:`bsddb`, no external library is required. As with other persistent mappings, the keys and values must always be strings.
The module defines the following: