Subject Re: [firebird-support] Engine12 mistery
Author Dimitry Sibiryakov
14.06.2016 22:46, fabianch@... [firebird-support] wrote:
> It seems Engine12 is not the same "type of component" as the other Providers. In the
> documentation it is refered as a Y valve, if I understand it correctly Engine12 is the
> base of the Y, while the other providers are the top left and top right of the Y, you can
> have any top you want, BUT YOU MUST HAVE the base always, else it does not work, correct?

No. Y-valve is fbclient.dll. It loads providers as configured. If you don't need to
work with databases directly, you can omit Engine from list of providers.
Firebird server (fbserver.exe) uses fbclient.dll the same way as any other application.