Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird 1.5 server setup
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:42 AM 14/08/2003 +0000, you wrote:
>I've just tried to install Firebird 1.5 RC5 superserver on Windows
>XP. I followed the instructions in the release notes draft (unzip,
>run instreg, run instsvc), but I've experienced a few problems:

To cut to the chase, don't try to use RC5. Get the RC4 kit (which is an
installer) and work with that. The release notes are DRAFT (placed in the
kits for the purpose of being brought up to date by those responsible for
building the install kits). It is quite clearly annotated that they are not

The RC 5 Win32 superserver kit should be withdrawn or, at least, clearly
described as only useful for unzipping over the top of an existing RC 4
installation. Unfortunately, most of our kit-builders built the RC 5 kits
in a rush and then went off on their summer hols...when they all come back,
there will be a RC 6. :-))