|Subject||RE: OT :: HowTo docs was RE: [firebird-support] IB and FB coexist ?|
> -----Original Message-----<snip>
> From: Paul Vinkenoog [mailto:paul@...]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2004 5:01 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: OT :: HowTo docs was RE: [firebird-support] IB and FB
> Hi Brenden, Helen.
>You are correct ;-). I was asked to make this information available (there
> > It's great that people are interested in writing pieces such as
> > this. But why create a new SF project for it? It's going to serve
> > everyone best to use a central location and index of HowTos, rather
> > than scattering them over multiple projects and websites to be
> > discovered by accident.
> I don't think he created the project just for the Howto (Brendan -
> correct me if I'm wrong). There's the DBServerToggler tool, and a
> short coexistence Howto.
was some interest at BorCon, I missed the BOF session though).
> It would be nice to have the Toggler as a module in the FirebirdAs long as I've got some way to checkin changes, no problem there. The only
> project, but that's entirely up to Brenden of course. Now at least
> he's his own boss :-)
other problem is that this program is designed to work with both IB and FB,
which makes it kinda oddd.. And I made no attempt to support
cross-compiling under *nix, on the other hand creating something via a
simple shell script in *nix is pretty darned simple ;-)
> The Howto *is* interesting whether you use Brenden's tool or not. IThat would be awesome, I'd happily replace the doc with a link to an
> would like to XML-ize it for our manual module, if Brenden agrees.
official FAQ on the subject. That document is nearly a brain dump from a
several day sojourn into the various ways to coexist and ramifications