Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: gds32 cohexistance of different firebird installations
Author André Knappstein
which version of BDE?

If you did not do too many "native driver" specific things, you can
change the alias to use ODBC instead of the native Interbase topology.

I know many cases where this works very fine.
I can personally confirm this works with ODBC driver on
Firebird 1.5.x servers, and I know some people who changed from native
Interbase to Firebird 2.1 and 2.5 without problems.

Maybe it is worth a try?
Along with each and every ODBC DSN you could use a separate copy of

> Thanks for your answer. I know this, but I have some old programs
> build in delphi 2 with BDE.. so I can't use fbclient.dll.
> I have this problem only on my develop workstation, where I need to
> change the running FB version many times a day...

> Is it possible to set something (a registry key, a config file,
> some other trick) to tell windows where to look for this dll?
> Is it possible to move this dll to an other folder removing it from
> windows\system\ without malfunctions?

> Thank's Martin

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