Subject RE: [firebird-support] Using a file on a network share
Author Maya McLeod
PS. This is how IBExpert works.
It simply replaces the sharename with a C for you, after you have browsed for the file.
A very nice feature ;-)

-----Original Message-----
From: Martijn Tonies [mailto:m.tonies@...]
Sent: Friday, July 09, 2004 11:32 AM
Subject: Re: [firebird-support] Using a file on a network share

Hi Alex,

> I think I know a good reason why people try to use database files on a
> Share :))
> A friend of mine, just minutes ago told me:
> "Why can't I use a file in a share. I can browse it using XXX GUI tool."
> So, all you guys who develop GUI tools for Firebird, please consider
> removing "Network neighbourhood" from your "Select/Open file ..." dialogs.

Tough call - this CAN be useful if you need to browse xxx levels
deep in your shared folder and you simply shared target C drive :-)
Replacing the sharename with "C:\" could do the trick :-)

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
Upscene Productions

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