|Subject||Re: [firebird-support] linux, firebird embedded and $FIREBIRD_TMP|
> I want to use Firebird embedded for my Linux application. I copied allAFAIU, what Alex told me, on Posix installer creates user "firebird" and
> 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.
group "firebird". User "firebird" own any objects which is created and used by
Firebird (/tmp/firebird folder, memory mapped files, databases, etc). To work
with Firebird embedded, users must be member of group "firebird".
You can ask for more exact explanations in fb-devel.
> I tried exportingLock table and few other files are placed in /tmp/firebird only, it not depends
> 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.
on any environment variable.
Hope this helps,