Subject Re: AW: [firebird-support] embedded firebird under linux fails when no /opt/firebird/XYZ exist
Author Helen Borrie
At 04:39 PM 10/09/2004 +0200, you wrote:
> > postinstall is modifying /etc/inetd.conf to add the service to inetd.
>Obviously this can be done only from root user. So it looks like my app will
>need root privilege to be installed correctly.
>Someone correct me, but I do not believe, that this setting is required for
>embedded, since I do not believe it uses TCP/IP. So you should be able to
>leave out this part and use embedded anyway.
>Untested though.

I think it fairly likely that the static CONNECT macro code created by gpre
is capable of it. It would be worth testing whether an API connect through would work without the firebird daemon listening.