Subject Re: [IBO] Firebird and Interbase on the same machine
Author Helen Borrie
At 03:44 PM 12/05/2005 +0000, you wrote:
>--- In, Helen Borrie <helebor@t...> wrote:
> > At 01:39 PM 12/05/2005 +0000, you wrote:
> >
> > >Thanks for the reply Helen. It sounds like Jason needs to add a few
> > >properties to the TIB_Connection component. My application requires
> > >that I create an order in Firebird and then submit the order to an
> > >Interbase database. In other words, a single application needs to use
> > >both server engines. I think your solution would work but an
> > >enhancement to the component that allowed the user to specify the
> > >client library and port seems like a better solution. Am I right or
> > >have I misunderstood the problem?
> >
> > I'm not sure whether you do or not....Running two servers isn't
> > your main problem. Have you thought how you are you going to
>connect to
> > both servers, each needing its own client library, from a single client
> > program? Run two programs beneath some kind of marshaling program,
> >
>I had assumed that I could setup 2 data modules and two TIB_Connection
>components. This should allow me to handle 2 connections to 2
>different database servers. If I could specify the port and client
>DLL, this should work (or wouldn't it?).

On that side it should work. My query was about the client side - the
client library - how you would manage to load two different client
libraries (gds32.dll for InterBase and fbclient.dll for Firebird) into one


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