Subject RE: [firebird-support] Network DB
Author Alan McDonald
> Right, but this is something that can happen in different situations, and
> the recommendation is to use transactions if you cannot guarantee the
> operation to complete successfully. Would you say this is why firebird
> embedded does not allow access to a DB file across a local network?
> Peter

Superserver must always get and exclusive access lock to the file it is
accessing. Embedded is Superserver.
You cannot always get an exclusive access lock to a file across network
nodes. It's not reliable.
So it's by design.