Subject Re: [ib-support] ambiguous connection string
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:25 AM 12/03/2003 +0400, you wrote:
> Hi, All!
> At first, I must confess that this is not a support request
>and even may be off-topic. Probably, this question should be
>raised in Firebird-Architect or at least firebird-devel...
>But any way I guess the answer will be interesting for wide
> If I write "CONNECT 'C:/Path/MyDB.gdb' ....." in isql or equivalent
>in API, what database I will be connected to: local one


>or remote on
>the host C? Assuming that they both are available.

For a remote host name "C" the string would be:
CONNECT 'C:C:/Path/MyDB.gdb

> At first sight into why.cpp it must be the remote database. But
>really it will be local. It means that windows client cannot access
>databases on one-letter hosts with names coincide with local drives.

Try it. :)