Subject Re: PHP Interbase DLL 5.3.5 VC6
Author sakhinjoko
Lester, thanx a lot for your assistance. However, nothing has worked. I have tried everything except for what you said which is "MAKE SURE TO SWITCH ON VIEWING FILE EXTENSION". If you meant making file extensions visible then that is covered as they already are. I am at my wits end here.

--- In, Lester Caine <lester@...> wrote:
> Lester Caine wrote:
> > sakhinjoko wrote:
> >> Thanks, I have installed the VC9 build of Apache 2.2.17 and have copied the 5.3.5 php_interbase.dll to the ext directory. However, I still get the following error:
> >>
> >> "PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library 'c:/wamp/bin/php/php5.3.5/ext/php_interbase.dll' - The specified module could not be found."
> >>
> >> I obviously am missing something here even though the said file is in the extensions directory. I took the dll file from the VC9 PHP package. I am on winxp32sp3 and please let me know if you need more info to be able to assist. Everything is working fine with mysql but I want to use Firebird as the backend.
> >
> > That error message is normally accurate ...
> >
> > Can you check that 'php_interbase.dll' is in the ext directory ... MAKE SURE TO
> > SWITCH ON VIEWING FILE EXTENSION ... windows has the crap habit of adding extra
> > extension text if it's in hide extension mode :(
> OH ... and make sure that firebird is actually visible in the windows 'path' ...
> I've still been using the 'legacy' option when installing firebird, so that the
> gds32.dll is also installed to windows.
> I suspect that now that PHP is actually installing a php_interbase.dll that we
> need to tidy things up and work out WHICH firebird client IS actually being
> used. I'm even thinking that a php_firebird.dll may be due now, with a correct
> link to the firebird client rather than the default link to an interbase client.
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