Subject Re: [firebird-support] Running multiple FB versions on development computer
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
>> I was hoping that others have gone down this path and can point me in the
>> right direction.
>> I have many different applications in development that work with Firebird.
>> Some are Delphi apps and others are PHP5 apps. I do all of my development
>> on my Windows laptop computer. In the past, I have been using FB 1.5.5 for
>> everything which has worked great.
>> Recently we decided to start building for FB 2.1, and now I have to have
>> both FB 1.5.5 and FB 2.1 available on my computer. I would like both to be
>> running as server instances at the same time, but serving on different ports
>> if that is possible.
>> I've not had to install multiple FB server instances on the same computer
>> before, so I was looking for some guidance on this. I tried to run the FB
>> 2.1 installer on my computer, but it complained that since the other version
>> of FB was installed, I'd have to complete the installation manually. Also
>> it wanted the FB 1.5.5 server shut down in order to install.
>> Are there any documents out there that explain, step by step, what is
>> required to have multiple versions of FB running concurrently on a computer
>> for this?
> Don't know how up-to-date it is though.

Btw, on a first look, there seems to be some "issues" in this document. E.g.


probably should be:



Perhaps Paul is around and can check the web page.

Best Regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer
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