Using Firebird?

Andre Garzia soapdog at mac.com
Wed Feb 23 12:29:26 CST 2005


Jonathan,

I don't think we have a database_driver for firebird, but we have ODBC, 
so you might be able to access this database from ODBC datasource, what 
about this?

PS: I use postgreSQL, it's marvelous...
Andre


On Feb 23, 2005, at 3:04 PM, Lynch, Jonathan wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> I need to learn to use a database with some of my Rev apps. After much
> reading about the different options, I think I would like to use
> Firebird.
>
> 1) It is free
> 2) People say it works great
> 3) People say it works great on windows
> 4) It doesn't require that I do any C compiling to make it work.
>
> I am trying to figure out the best way to use Firebird from Revolution,
> and am wondering if anyone else here does it?
>
> Should I open up ISQL from within Rev, and use write to process 
> commands
> to control ISQL to send and receive data from Firebird?
>
> Is there a driver native to Rev that will work with Firebird?
>
> Am I missing something really obvious because I know diddlysquat about
> databases and database drivers?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jonathan
>
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