|Subject||RE: Install Firebird without being root.|
You could run Classic as embedded database using your regular account. See here:
This guide is for FB 1.5, but it also applies to newer versions, you just need to copy more files from tar.gz archive.
---In Firebird-Architect@yahoogroups.com, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I am trying to install Firebird on a university machine and us students
(unsurprisingly) do not have sysadmin permission (Linux - Debian type).
I was able to install PostgreSQL without problems. I just think that it's a
shame that there can't be a "--not-root" option when one issuses ./configure
with some sort of proviso that it's then up to the person installing to kick off
the database server as and when they need it.
Just a thought.