Subject Re: [firebird-python] Re: Can't install fdb 0.8.5
Author Lester Caine
skoczian wrote:
>>> But shouldn't FDB know which dll it needs and where it should be, depending on the Python version?
>>> > >
>> >obviously you didn't installed fbclient on your system
>> >run instclient.exe
>> >or put c:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_2_5\bin into your path
>> >
> Both fbclient.dll versions are present in their normal locations (as far as I can see), put there by the Windows installer:
> c:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_2_5\bin\fbclient.dll (64 bit)
> c:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_2_5\WOW64\fbclient.dll (32 bit)
> None of these directories is in my path. So I don't see why FDB tries to use the wrong one (_not_ by using PATH, obviously).
> But I suppose it can't hurt to try instclient.exe.

BUT are there any other copies around?
Installer also copies to system directory and would overwrite the earlier
install ...

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