Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: udf won't do what it should
Author Helen Borrie
At 10:15 AM 23/06/2006, Adam wrote:

>This is not something Firebird will be doing. I do not have TNT
>components installed, so it is a little tricky for me to look at your
>pas. Nothing stands out too much to me (except the possibility of
>returning nil which I have no idea how it will handle.)
>Lucky for you it is a simple procedure. Put a few showmessage calls in
>and it should quickly become apparent if there is any issues with the
>delphi part.
>Have you confirmed that you are using the right dll (restart the FB
>Service for good measure). A showmessage will also allow you to be
>confident of this.

Showmessage is modal and, in a DLL, will freeze the system. In a UDF
it will probably crash the server.