Subject Re: [firebird-support] v2.5 64-bit DLL analog
Author Stefan Heymann

> i am currently converting to firebird 2.5 from 1.5. i am used to the
> fdclient.dll file being copied on the client computer, setting up the
> registry, and using it to connect the client application to the dll to
> connect to the fb database somewhere off locally or through a network
> server, where ever firebird is.

> what is the pure firebird 2.5 64-bit way of doing this? what are the
> minimum files i need to copy to a firebird virgin client computer in
> order to be able to access the database server through an client
> application? also, what if the client computer is legacy windows
> 32-bit, what is the best way to adapt to that situation, still under
> firebird 2.5?

You can use the 32-Bit client DLL to connect to your Firebird
database. When your application is a 32-Bit application, you even MUST
use the 32-Bit fbclient.dll. So on a 32-Bit Windows you can only run
32-Bit applications and have to use the 32-Bit fbclient.