Subject RE: [ib-support] Re: Firebird 0-9.4-p1can't create DB as version 6
Author Leyne, Sean

Your's is the second posting about problems related to tools checking
version numbers, and I know that Ann Harrison will be interested in
following up on this.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rcspython@... [mailto:rcspython@...]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2001 10:52 PM

> Sean,
> I did some more monkeying around. I completely removed Firebird and
> tried Interbase again. The Interbase 6.0.1 version for linux does
> work fine with Ibaccess. It also shows dialect 3 with IBConsole
> running on NT. When I used IBConsole on the Firebird version of the
> same database it showed dialect 1. It seems that there is definately
> something odd going on here. I'm not positive, but it seems like the
> remote tools are not playing nice with Firebird.


> As an aside, I had to remove the version number checking from the
> Python code and rebuild the
> package. It seems that the version number being returned was not
> compatible with the scheme from Interbase. The fellow maintaining the
> code has never heard of Firebird apparently based on his message to
> me.

My only response would be "hasn't heard of Firebird? Where has this guy
been, the moon?"

Keep you with your "trials" did does get clearer... eventually :-)