Subject Re: [ib-support] FB Contorl with change rootdir ready
Author Ann W. Harrison
At 10:34 PM 3/20/2002 +0000, lester@... wrote:
> > ---
> > a version switch??
>Since the base directory can be changed, you could have a
>list of available versions IB6 - IB6.5 - FB1, and select the
>correct settings for each.
>Only problem is that the gds32.dll should also be switched
>to the correct version.
>This was really just tongue in cheek - but I can see the
>advantage of being able to switch between a current and new
>version - if there are problem you switch back and carry on.

As a matter of fact, the isc_create_database has a parameter
which can be used to indicate which back-end to use. In
theory - maybe even in practice - we could build a Y-valve
that would allow you to specify the order in which compatible
engines are to be searched and which to include.


We have answers.