Subject Re: [firebird-support] Replace RH9 with ?
Author Yves Glodt
On Wednesday 26 July 2006 21:16, Nick wrote:
> I've recently received an email telling me that RedHat support via Fedora
> support will end shortly
> Along with Fedora Core 1 & 2. I have a client currently using firebird 1.5
> on RH9, I need to make a reccomendation about the platform he should move
> to.

I can recommend you Ubuntu 6.06.
We use it on about 30 servers in the wild, and all have Firebird running like
a charm.

It comes with Firebird 1.5.3, it's python and php extensions, and has 5 years
of security updates.

Best regards,

> As firebird is almost the only thing running on the machine I thought
> that the best unix flavour should be the base one used for firebird testing
> and development although I don't know what that is.
> So I'm asking:
> A) what is the base unix flavour used for firebird
> B) is there something better that the answer to A for a live, small, system