|Subject||RE: [firebird-support] Firebird on BSD issues|
> Can someone possibly answer a few questions for me.Presumably from the ports tree? (/usr/ports/databases/firebird-server/)
> A client of mine has built Firebird from source (184.108.40.20631) on a
> FreeBSD machine.
>You mean the file is empty, or you're not getting errors to do with your
> A couple of things are happening.
> 1. No entries are ever written to firebird.log file
My firebird.log is '/var/db/firebird/firebird.log' Is yours the same?
>I'd be looking at the differences between how these applications connect.
> 2. Upon connection with IBExpert, after it fills the table
> list on the
> left side, it immediately generates an error "error reading data from
> connection" and says i can restore or close the database. if
> i restore
> everything appears to work fine.
> Can someone tell me what would cause the connection to close
> right after
> it does its opening queries? EMS SQL manager does not have
> the same
> issues, it connects and shows no messages.
I've never seen an error like like with the FreeBSD/Firebird combo - this is
>One other thing - you've got the same version of firebird libraries and
> Also, my application causes the same error when it connects,
> when i am
> using sqldirect via fbclient.dll, using my application with the BDE i
> dont get the error message.
dll's on the server and the client?
It could be that the message you're getting is out of step with the problem
that's actually occuring...