Subject RE: [IBDI] Aliases (Re: Release version)
Author Leyne, Sean

What exactly are you unsure about (I just want to be clear) -- where the
aliases should be stored (likely) or how to implement (not likely)?

Are you looking for suggestions?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ann Harrison [mailto:harrison@...]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2000 1:55 PM
> At 10:30 AM 10/10/2000 -0400, Syarzhuk Kazachenka wrote:


> >It would be nice if there
> >was an option for the DBA to store the database alias and the path
> >to the gdb file somewhere
> Right - it would.
> >(in isc4.gdb? btw, terrible name - iirc,
> >this stands for "interbase software corporation version 4 of groton
> >database", right?)
> There are so many problems with isc4.gdb that I hate to tie any
> useful capability to it. It's insecure, it breaks the
> architecture ...
> >so that the client could connect to, say "MainDB"
> >and Server would look for MainDB and connect to the right gdb file.
> Right. Database aliasing is a good idea ... but at the
> moment, I'm not
> sure that I know the right way to do it, which makes it a bad choice
> for a quick release. However, it's on the list of desired features.