Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: security2.fdb
Author Helen Borrie
At 12:25 PM 20/12/2006, you wrote:
> >
> > >That being the case, if powerbuilder is capable of launching an
> > >external executable, then you could make your program call gsec.exe
> > >directly rather than directly use the API.
> >
> > Not possible in Firebird 2. Now, the security functions can only be
> > accessed by invoking the Services API. So he's looking for a driver
> > that supports the Services API and whatever PB 10 offers for
>accessing data.
>I am not talking about a database connection here.
>Are you saying that *gsec.exe* does not work with Firebird 2??

Nope, it works. But it's now subject to being a Services API client
- it's no longer a direct tube to the security database. My point is
that offering it to a newbie to compensate for his yet unacquired
knowledge about his development environment aint no solution.