Subject RE: [firebird-support] linux, firebird embedded and $FIREBIRD_TMP
Author Alan McDonald
> Hi all,
> I want to use Firebird embedded for my Linux application. I copied all
> necessary files to an fbembed subfolder. it works pretty well as long
> as
> only one user runs the program. the second user can not use it because
> the permissions of /tmp/firebird are wrong for him. I tried exporting
> the FIREBIRD_TMP environment variable (pointing to $HOME/appname/fbtmp)
> before starting the program, but that seems to be ignored (strace tells
> me so). I am using Firebird 2.5 beta 2.
> Any suggestions?
> --
> regards
> Daniel Weuthen

are you trying to use the same embedded server installation for multiple
users where each user is connecting to their own separate database?
OR are you trying to have each user use embedded to connect to the same
If it's the latter, then you'll always fail - it's not going to work ever.
Use the full server. Read the notes.

If it's the former, then tell us what you mean by not working.