Subject Re: AW: [firebird-support] Re: Trace not working
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
>> Hmm... what do you mean ?
>> There should be almost instant message about trace started with trace ID,
>> but then messages will appear only when some events happens in database.
> Well, I started the trace and the system prompted the message about trace start
> its ID. But there was no output. Now I realized, that there is a difference
> between the alias and the absolute database path in config.
> I used the alias name in config and the absolute path in my application. When I
> switched the application to the alias name I was able to get the correct trace
> outputs. Is there a documentation about that? I couldn’t find anything about
> it.

'database' in your trace configuration is basically a regex, thus without any wildcards, this results in an exact match being necessary to be picked up then by the database filter in the trace component on the server side.

With regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer

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