Subject Re: [firebird-php] Re: PHP 5.3 compilation VC6
Author Umberto Masotti
Hi Pierre,

Pierre Joye ha scritto:
> Let me take an example. Mysql for example also said the same thing, it
> works with any crt, any version, etc. The last releases of mysql has
> put PHP in the top 100 bugs on Windows due to a crash in libmysql.
This is a good point to use Firebird instead? ;)

> This crash happens when PHP is used with MySql's binaries instead of
> the library we provide. So yes, in an ideal world I would agree with
> Milan. Sadly we are not in an ideal world (yet).
Never be an ideal world, the IT world. Important is the time spent
between bug recognition and patch build. For firebird, often it's less
then a week, if not a day or two.
>> Cleanup. We don't support MSVC6 anymore
> That's why we (Milan and I last year in this list) decided to go with
> firebird 1.x for VC6 and firebird 2.x for VC9.
Ah, I've missed this information.
Anyway, a deprecated PHP 5.3 VC6 for firebird 2.1 will be available in
our (php-firebird) files repository, if someone likes to take the risk.