Subject Re: [ib-support] Accessing V5 IBDB with old app's TDatabase,Firebird & SQL Links
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:05 PM 15-07-02 +0930, you wrote:
>Thanks, Helen.
>1. updated to BDE 5.2.
>2. uninstalled SQL 3.5.
>3. downloaded and installed IB_SQL.
>Using IB_SQL I still get
> 'Invalid Blob Handle'
>when opening the EMPLOYEE database supplied with installation.

When you say "when opening the EMPLOYEE database..." - at what point are
you getting this error?

>What should I do now?

I've just browsed the Project table (including the BLOB column PROJ_DESC)
using IB_SQL, local connection, on NT 4 SP 6, without problems. I don't
recognise your problem - but perhaps someone can enlighten re WinSE.

I *suppose* you are using the correct client version (gds32.dll) ? Could
you just check that one (it should be in the Windows directory on Win95, I


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