Subject Re: [firebird-support] Windows Registry Entry For Firebird...
Author Fabio Gomes
I don't know in FB 1.5 but as FB 2.0 uses Inno Setup, it creates this key:


In this key you can find all the info about the installed components, I
guess that FB 1.5 creates a key like that too.

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 1:55 PM, wb7eok <news@...> wrote:

> Had a quick question regarding installation of Firebird longterm. I am
> writing a software installer that must detect if Firebird has been
> installed on the computer, before our application is installed. The
> best method of determining this of course is to detect the entry in
> Windows Registry.
> I have tried installing a couple versions of Firebird and see that
> there is a consistent entry in the registry of
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Firebird Project. I was curious to know if
> this entry is the defined entry for Firebird in the registry.
> Additionally, is the the entry as it will be defined moving forward
> with future releases. Obviously nothing is sacred and I am aware of
> that? Just trying to plan for future releases.
> Thanks!
> Jack Wilson
> Northwest Software...

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