Subject RE: [ib-support] SuperServer and Multiprocessed Systems
Author Leyne, Sean
(Sorry for the last posting, I was going to paste in the URL, got
distracted and then posted ;-[ -- the URL and some corrections are

> Hi. Where I can find the wish list, or the next features list for
> Firebird?

The wish list is a little out of date (I've been meaning to update it),
but it can be found at

The feature list of the next release has yet been officially compiled,
it's very long though, but you can have a look at the What's New doc,
which will give you a starting point. It's at

> I want to know if the next version will support
> more than one processor.

No and Yes ;-)

No, there has not been any specific effort to address the SMP issues,
that will be tackled in a latter release.

Yes, there are 2 changes in the upcoming release which _improve_ the

The first is, Alex P. has made a number of changes to the code to
improve the thread scheduling logic, this should make the code more
responsive to other requests.

The second is that Win32 build of Classic server of v1.5 are available.
The Classic server implementation is by design SMP 'friendly'. The Alpha
5 release of v1.5 (all platforms) is available at

Sean Leyne

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