Subject Re: [firebird-support] Aliases.conf limitations
Author Jason Dodson
Colons ":" will not work. It gets in the way of the "Y-valve" I think they call it.

So you can not do hacks such as:



Geoff Worboys wrote:
> Hi All,
> I was wondering...
> What are the limitations on definitions in aliases.conf?
> Presumably an alias cannot contain '=' or '#' characters. Does
> it take any special attention of quoted aliases names? What
> length is supported for an alias name? Similarly what length
> can be the file name associated with an alias?
> So far I have been very conservative about what I define in
> the aliases.conf file, but wondering if I am being too careful.
> Now I am trying to write a user interface (Windows) over the
> file and wondering exactly what limitations I should impose.