Subject Re: [firebird-support] Readme for Embedded Firebird completely wrong re connection settings
Author Helen Borrie
At 12:38 PM 12/09/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>readme_embedded.txt says:
> Client access can be only via the TCP/IP local loopback
> protocol, i.e. a TCP/IP connection string that includes
> the server name "localhost" or IP address; or
> by using the Named Pipes protocol incorporating the
> Windows server name.
> The embedded server does not support the IPServer "local
> connect" to a database file path without a server name.
> The client must have exclusive access to the database file.
>It seems that it is completely wrong. The dsn has
>to be a plain directory path for it to work and
>it seems that it has indeed to be the local connect
>which is what worked for me for FeniSQL.

Yes, it's wrong. See the main Firebird site for instructions on getting
the corrected version.

>Still fails to connect with IBOConsole though... any

You would haveto have IBOConsole in the application directory for it to
work with the embedded server,

>Anyway, I think the readme had better be fixed as it
>will end up wasting a lot of people's time.

It was fixed some time ago, announced in this list, on Firebird-devel and
on the web site. Do you have any better ways for us to encourage people
such as yourself to keep current with what's going on?