|Subject||Re: Newbie; isc_service_query; isc_info_svc_server_version|
> Do you just want to use the API to getthings like the server versionI'm trying just to get the server version. For anything else I use an
> or do you want to use it to run queries and fetch data?
> I could be wrong but I don't think you are going to be able toaccess
> firebird in any meaningful way from vb6 using api.It could be possible - any API function can be implemented in VB, but
it is not meaningful if OLEDB does his work ;)
> --- In email@example.com, "paul_damian <paul_damian@y...>"from
> <paul_damian@y...> wrote:
> > Hi *,
> > I'm writing an front app for Firebird 1.0.2 (actually porting it
> > MS-SQL) in Visual Basic 6. I'm trying to use theisc_service_query
> > API function to retrieve the server version. And I'm havingtrouble
> > to write the Declare Function in VB and call it, and I don'tdon't
> > why.service
> > In an article on the Borland site, there's a statement that for
> > passive services (like this one) there's no need to attach a
> > (isc_service attach) before calling isc_service_query, but in theAPI
> > documentation it says that it is manadatory. So, where's thetruth?
> > So, I don't know how exactly to build the SPB, because I have togive
> > out username, password, server & protocol(192.168.0.1:service_mgr)
> > and the isc_info_svc_server_version constant.
> > Any help? ;)
> > Best regards,
> > Paul