Subject Re: [ib-support] W2k Lost Network
Author Jill Thomson
At 17:39 10/11/01 +0000, Lester wrote:

>You may be confusing this with the problem that windows can
>have several 'paths' to the same file. On earlier issues of
>Interbase there was a major problem if, on a windows server,
>two different paths were used at the same time, as Interbase
>'in effect' treated them as different databases but accessed
>the one file at the same time. Using SERVER:c:\path\data.gdb
>for ALL accesses just ensured that this never happened.
Many thanks for the reply, Lester. Just one question remains - with what
version of Interbase was this problem fixed?

Oops - re-reading this made me think of another question. What then is the
purpose/use of localhost?

Peter Lawson