Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: How to embed Firebird 1.0 into a Win32 application?
Author Carlos H. Cantu
I wrote an article about how to make a personal minimum installation
app for IB/FB for a Brazilian Delphi magazine.

I have implemented a Delphi application to show the whole proccess,
including all the checks it must do when installing. The code is open
source and can be downloaded using the following URL :

Sorry for the portuguese comments in the code, but it is very easy to

If anyone makes any enhancements to the code please send it to me so I
can update it.


WarmBoot Informatica -
Interbase-BR -

FA> Hi,

FA> Installing Firebird is quite of easy. You just have to copy some
FA> files, write 1 registry entry, start a service, copy a DLL on each
FA> client. You can go to to see some
FA> example / papers. Try for example to download the Wise install
FA> script, it is easy to understand. An alternative is also to download
FA> the official installation script from sourceforge
FA> (

FA> HTH, Fabrice

FA> --- In ib-support@y..., A| c@p...ยก <don_alcaponi@y...> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Thanks for the quick reply. I meant to simply copy the files into my
>> application and distribute it. So I guess that the Firebird
FA> installer should
>> go into my application's installer.
>> Assuming that I've got a Firebird server up and running with 2
FA> database DBX
>> and DBY, how would I connect to them using a JDBC driver e.g.
FA> JayBird?
>> Mainly, where do I obtain the port number to include into the JDBC
>> Also, I intend to use Castor with Firebird. Is there any limitation
FA> to that?
>> Many thanks,
>> Al.

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