Subject Re: [firebird-support] Client library is missing or invalid gds32.dll
Author Helen Borrie
At 05:58 PM 31/01/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>I have installed Firebird 1.5R7 on my new test machine and I have
>copied my DB from my dev machine (same FB version) to the test
>machine. I also installed IBExpert v2.0.
>Both machines are on W2k2000 Server, SP4.
>On the test machine, when I try to register my DB I get the
>error: 'Client library is missing

With non-Borland legacy tools, means there is no gds32.dll in the system
directory (copy fbclient.dll from firebird bin directory and rename)

>or invalid gds32.dll'.

Means you are using IBConsole, which won't use gds32.dll if it has the
'wrong' version string. You can build a compatible gds32.dll for IBConsole
using the instclient.exe program in RC8.

Read the v.107 release notes, downloadable from