Subject Re: [firebird-support] FB Embedded: How does it know if it should be a server?
Author Nando Dessena

d> The fbembed.dll, is according to documentation, both able to act as
d> a local server and as a client for a remote server.

which is not strictly correct. It can act as an embedded (meaning
in-process) engine or as a client for an external server. Never ever
as a server (meaning something that serves requests coming from other
processes or machines).

d> How does it know/detect whether it should be a server itself, or
d> not? I guess that if it is a server part of the connection string,
d> then it will act as a client only, otherwise, it will be a server.
d> This would mean that the "local connection" possibility in the
d> normal fbclient.dll is gone in this version, right?


d> Btw - are there other thread-safe issues you should know about when
d> you're using the embedded server?

Use a separate connection per thread, apply the usual thread safety
measures to protect shared resources in your application and you're
not going to have any problems.

Nando Dessena
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