Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird 3.0 and GDS32.DLL
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
Hello Michael,

> Hi
> I have succesfully installed Firebird 3.0 on my home computer.
> I can use our program. We have 3 main programs. Two are using IBX component and
> the last uses IBObjects.
> On my local mashine it runs smoothly.
> I have then installed Firebird 3.0 alongside Firebird 2.5 and 2.1 on a server.
> Using Database Workbench I can connect to all 3 types of databases. No problem.
> But the moment I try to start any program, I get this instantly:
> Exception EIBClientError in module EasyPOSSalg.EXE at 001ED40.
> Interbase library gds32.dll not found in the path. PLease install Interbase to
> use this functionality.
> I have located gds32.dll in my Windows\System32 folder.
> I have tried taking FBClient.DLL from FB3.0 and copy and rename to same folder.
> I have tried taking the gds32.dll from my local machine.
> All ends with the same.
> The gds32.dll has a size of 1.739.776. Same as FBClient.DLL
> What am I missing here?

Possibly a bit-ness mismatch e.g. Firebird 64-bit client library vs. your 32-bit client application?

With regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer

Professional Tools and Services for Firebird
FB TraceManager, IB LogManager, Database Health Check, Tuning etc.