Subject Re: [ib-support] Firebird 1.0 build fails on Gentoo Linux
Author Helen Borrie
It's unusual to be moving a binary builder on from ib-support - usually I'm
sweeping in the opposite direction! :-)

Please take this question to the firebird-devel list on That's the one where your build problems will be looked
at with a lot of eyes. Here in ib-support we do user support...


At 03:17 AM 16-08-02 +0000, you wrote:
>I'm not sure if anyone reading this can offer me a hand - i think i
>ran into a rare error, since even the normally awesome Gentoo lists
>and forums ran dry on this one.
>When i try to build Firebird 1.0 (-r1, for the gentoo folks) i get a
>compile failure when the build tosses the following error out at me:
>Building the QLI help database...
>sh -c ' source/interbase/bin/gbak source/qli/master_help_db
>gbak: ERROR: Your user name and password are not defined. Ask your
>database administrator to set up a Firebird login.
>The ebuild then quits, leaving me sans firebird. This sucks :)
>Anyone know what i'm doing wrong here, or if there's something that
>needs to be set in the environment to make this work?
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