Subject Re: [firebird-support] What does embedded mean?
Author Lucas Franzen
Daniel, Brandon

just 2 remarks.

Daniel Rail schrieb:

> Hi,
> At September 25, 2003, 18:06, Brandon Smith wrote:
>>If Delphi were my application language and I wanted to "embed"
>>Firebird in my app, what would I end up with? A single exe? A
>>single exe with "dedicated" dll?
> You would end up with an application and a DLL(and the UDFs DLLs if
> required). The interface is the same as fbclient.dll.

And the intl subdirectory with the fbinbtl.dll if you want to use
another Character set than NONE.

>>Would it still require installing
>>Firebird as a server, or would all the functionality be in
>>the "embed"?
> The embedded version is practically the same as the SuperServer
> version, with the exception that it doesn't permit any incoming remote
> connections.

And it doesn't accept anything but a SINGLE connection, since the
database file is opened "exclusive"

But it's pretty easy to deploy.
I made an install script (with InnoSetup / ISTool) for a test
application within some minutes.