Subject RE: [firebird-support] FB2: embedded server as network client not possible
Author Alan McDonald
> Hi Alan,
> > >
> > > Page: 19, last sentence in the highlighted note section:
> > > "In Firebird 2.0, use of the embedded server as a network client is no
> > > longer possible."
> <snip>
> > Please note it uses the word "accept", not "make".
> Sorry, what is 'it'? Do you mean the recent post that I was
> referring to? If
> so then it's not the correct post. There was a simple one-sentence
> off-the-cuff comment from someone which mentioned that in FB 2
> the embedded
> server library can no longer be used as a client to a remote server (or
> words to that effect) as the document referenced above clearly states.
> Whether or not they are correct is another matter :)

3rd para of the document above clearly states "no facility to accept any
network connections"
last sentence of Note section is quite incorrect.

> Thanks Alan, though I *am* very aware of the limitations with network
> shares, multiple connections, threading, not being able to accept remote
> connections, etc. I was just very shocked at the "as a network
> client is no
> longer possible" part.
> > It has always been able to make local AND remote connections
> (and multiple
> > ones at that).
> Well that's good news! I'll not waste anyone else's time then and
> try it for
> myself in a simple test app.


> Regards,
> Jarrod Hollingworth