Subject Re: [ib-support] Local Firebird, and end-user
Author Paul Reeves
ah_parisfr wrote:
> Hi,
> If I make a shareware or a freeware which need a Local data base,
> may I use Local Firebird.


> I ask from a install point of view.
> May I to automate all the things about Local Firebird, and don't
> to bore my end-user with the stuff of to administrate his Local
> Firebird.

It is possible but presents quite a challenge. You need to deal with the
possibility that Firebird or InterBase is already installed. If it is,
you need to consider if the version is compatible with your application.

Personally I would say it is easier to let the user do the installation
themselves. The standard install is pretty straightforward. It wouldn't
take much to localize it - the core Inno Setup stuff has already been


Paul Reeves
Supporting users of Firebird and InterBase