Subject Re: [firebird-php] PHP Driver status
Author Milan Babuskov
Lester Caine wrote:
> So are you happy using different clients on the same
> machine as the server is running on and talking to the SAME database?


> Pierre - the outstanding niggle I have is simply the statement that 'You put
> the right client in with the application'

The client has to be 'Right' for your application, not for FB server.
All clients are good to server, but only some clients are good for your

> So adding an fbclient.dll to the
> php install that is specific to that build only works if that version does not
> then have a problem working in parallel with the version installed directly by
> the server and accessing the same database in parallel.

It would not have a problem.

> on a single
> machine the Firebird client can bypass TCP/IP using shared memory and it's
> that bit that concerns me.

It does bypass TCP but still communicates with server, which in turn
manages the database file. There is no essential difference: client asks
for stuff and server does it, just like TCP.

Milan Babuskov