Subject RE: [ib-support] Creating Tables Problem
Author Richard Pendered
It's like
MS SQLs stored procedures can be outside transaction control, so must be
better than FB/IB stored procedures which have to be under transaction
All having DDL statements in PSQL does is lead to sloppy development.
It does not mean that FB/IB are unprofessional, it means that proper design
is needed to avoid these issues.
slightly more than $0.02
Rich P...

-----Original Message-----
From: Martijn Tonies [mailto:m.tonies@...]
Sent: 05 March 2003 15:29
Subject: Re: [ib-support] Creating Tables Problem


> Firebird do not allow:
> [1] execute 'select * from table' or execute :varstr where :varstr is a
> varchar containing a sql statement.

Luckily, Firebird 1.5 - now being tested as a beta - does support this.

> [2] dynamic table creation

Ugh - WHY do you need this? Then, we'll talk about better or other
ways to solve this.

> So, I think firebird is not a profesional sql engine for me to deploy
> with.

Because you can't solve your own problems and you're stuck in a
particular way of thinking, you are telling us that Firebird isn't

Read the docs, ask questions - and we can help. Don't complain about
things that cannot be done - or you haven't asked anything about. Let's
be a little more constructive than that - and you will see that Firebird
is a VERY professional database engine.

Martijn Tonies
Upscene Productions

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