Subject Local access under Windows
Author Simon Arrowsmith
Is it possible to use the local access method with Firebird
1.5 under Windows (W2K)? It's working well for me under Linux,
but it appears that Windows requires use of a server. There's
presumably not problem with the DB directory/file itself since
CONNECT 'localhost:filename' etc. works, whereas
CONNECT 'filename' etc. reports an error (SQLCODE -904,
"database unavailable"). (Installation done with the binary
installer, selecting Classic rather than Super server since my
reading of the documentation is that local access requires


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