Subject Re: [IBO] Cannot Open File Error
Author Helen Borrie (TeamIBO)
At 04:15 AM 27-03-02 +0000, you wrote:
> (IBO4.2Fd, FirebirdRC1, BCB 4.0)
> I'm not sure if this is a IBO, or Firebird, or C++Builder, or
>Windows thing, but I installed my IBO application onto a clients PC
>today (Win98), and after the Database Login screen (SYSDBA/********),
>a dialog box opens-up saying "Cannot Open File".
> I have checked all file permissions/attributes, and have
>successfully run ISQL on my GDB file and GSEC from the DOS prompt.

It's an ibo-and-rc1 thing. A fix in rc1, to cure the "bad path bug" that
could corrupt databases, caused problems for IBO. (IBO itself didn't need
that fix, since it was Jason who originally discovered the bug, back in IB
5.1, and he had already protected IBO from it long before Firebird
addressed it! fwiw, the bug is fatal for databases and is still present in
*all* versions of InterBase..)

You need to upgrade to the Firebird 1.0 but you ALSO need to upgrade your
IBO 4 version to 4.2Gb or higher, to deal with a *new* problem that FB 1.0
threw up for IBO. Don't go back to the old Betas, they are just too old
and a LOT is known now about their hundreds of bugs.

> Has anyone else had this problem?

Yes, everyone did - it's a looooong time since RC 1. At that time, we all
reverted to the Beta 2 build of Firebird and waited for RC 2.

Helen Borrie (TeamIBO Support)

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