Subject Re: Sarting with Firebird on WinXP C++
Author ibfa2000

If you plan to use directly the IB/FB API in C++, you will experiment
that it isn't very handy. There are some libraries of classes
available, which would facilitate you the work (see:

Personnaly, I use SQLAPI ( and am very happy with it.


--- In ib-support@y..., "d2denis" <denis.dumoulin@u...> wrote:
> Hello everybody.
> I just start with Firebird database
> on Windows XP using Visual C++ 5.0
> I dont want to use Delphi.
> I downloaded Firebird- (final release)
> and installed it (default full installation)
> I wanted to run the examples but I've got some difficulties
> First of all, I changed the 2 paths as mentionned
> IBASE= f:\progra~1\firebird
> MSCDIR= f:\progra~1\DevStudio\VC
> And then try to run the makefile with this commande
> nmake -f makefile.msc all
> showing this messages:
> Your user name and password are not defined.
> Ask your database administrator to
> set up a Firebird login.
> Use CONNECT or CREATE DATABASE to specify a database
> f:\progra~1\firebird\lib\gds32_ms.lib : fatal error
> LNK1106: invalid file or disk full: cannot seek to 0x3c8839c4
> NMAKE : fatal error U1077:
> So, what's wrong with this GDS32_MS.LIB ?
> What am I suposed to do first ?
> Thanks to who can help.
> Denis Dumoulin