Subject Re: [firebird-support] Embedded server not working in Win98SE
Author Diego Barros
Hi Helen,

On Sunday, January 09, 2005, at 10:50PM, Helen Borrie <helebor@...> wrote:

>At 09:56 PM 9/01/2005 +1100, you wrote:
>>Hi all,
>>I have an application that I want to use the FB embedded server with. I am
>>testing it on a clean install of Windows 98 SE. The application's
>>directory is "C:\myapp\app.exe". In the "C:\myapp\" folder I have the
>>following files:
>>When I run myapp.exe I get the following error:
>>"InterBase library gds32.dll not found in the path. Please install
>>Interbase to use this functionality."
>>What else do I need to do to get this working? I have tried to get this
>>working by copying gds32.dll to into "c:\windows\system",
>>"c:\windows\system32" and in to "c:\windows\".
>>BTW I have also set the database component's DatabaseName property to
>>"C:\myapp\myapp.fdb" instead of prefixing it with "localhost" as I do on
>>my development machine.
>>The application is written in Delphi 7 using the standard Delphi IB
>This is a problem with trying to use embedded in the Delphi IDE with
>Borland's components.

Sorry, I should have mentioned that I am not using embedded on my development machine. I just wish to use embedded server with my application when it's distributed to clients. Is then something I should do on my development machine?

>The only workaround I know of is the following.
>In the appdir, temporarily rename the embedded server back to fbembed.dll.

See comment above since I am not running embedded on my dev machine.