Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Running gbak from CreateProcess or ShellExecute
Author Helen Borrie
At 03:24 AM 26/10/2004 +0000, you wrote:

>Firstly, I don't appear to have those components on my palette - there
>seems to be an Interbase Admin palette entry, but no components on it.
>Secondly, I use IBObjects and I thought there were problems using IBX
>with Firebird.

Yes, the data access components are incompatible. But the service
components are fine - just use a separate TIBODatabase component to connect
to from the IBX service comps.

However, there is an IBO version of the components available, by L .
Mengoni., IBOAdmin. Download from You can also download,
from the Files list of the IBO users' list site
( some dead-simple demo projects I
did for someone, one using the IBX version and one the IBOAdmin
version. (You need to be logged in at the list site to get at the files).

And more... the mengoni version of IBOAdmin is for Delphi is for Delphi
6. Mark Pickersgill did a Delphi 5 version, in case you need that. It's
at (no login needed).

>Do you still recommend using IBX for this?

I don't think there's any reason not to, at least up to Delphi 6.