Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: CS and services
Author Thomas Steinmaurer

>> >>> Sorry, can't understand what you're saying...Martijn says this is
>> >> "as expected"..? or he says that DBW *does* provide the means to read
>> >> a Linux log file remotely..?
>> >>> ./heLen
>> >>>
>> >> Martijn said his tool passes whatever it gets from the server. I got
>> >> the impression he didn't try it on classic himself, but he assumed it
>> >> should work.
>> >
>> > With regard to error messages, yes. But I'm unsure as to what is supposed
>> > to work with the Services API in Classic.
>> It depends on the Firebird version. Support for the Services API in
>> Classic got better and better with each release. According to the
>> release notes, Firebird 2.0 got full Services API support, even in Classic.
>> For DBW (and any other Services API application) this means, retrieving
>> the Firebird log file via the Services API will work with Firebird 2.0
>> Classic, but not with Firebird 1.5. At least not with 1.5.3 which I have
>> tried.
> OK, so it SHOULD work, but it doesn't (see my first posting in this
> topic). Anybody any idea why?

You are right. I can reproduce the problem with Firebird 2.0.3 Classic
on *Linux*. It works fine with Firebird 2.0.3 Classic on Windows.

Best Regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer
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