Subject Re: Gfix
Author hhtan37
--- In, Thomas Steinmaurer <ts@...> wrote:
> > We have an application distribute in CD using Embedded version of Firebird 2.5. We can create a read_only mode database using gfix command line utilities.
> >
> > My question is can I use gfix -mode read_only db without full version of firebird server install ?
> The command-line utilities should be fine with Embedded, especially with
> 2.5, because the Embedded engine does not need an exclusive lock on the
> database file anymore. The embedded library must be renamed to
> fbclient.dll though, because the command-line utilities look for
> fbclient.dll. Place e.g. gfix into the same directory as the renamed
> embedded library and this should work fine.
> --
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> Thomas Steinmaurer
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I tried out your suggestion and it works.

Thank you