Thanks for all users and have a nice end of the year 2008.
The explanation is now in the SVN (docs/SQLObject.txt, section 'Firebird'
under references). Docs on site will be updated on the next release. Thank
you! Sorry for long delay.
On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 02:19:18PM +0200, Petr Jake?? wrote:
> > Vertical bar is replaces by a semicolon only on a w32 - it was done
> > specifically for SQLite. I have never considered a possibility for a linux
> > client to connect to a w32 server using w32 filenames.
> > In POSIX OS a vertical bar is a pretty normal character and must not be
> > processed. See:
> > $ echo 'test' >'d|x'
> > $ cat 'd|x'
> > test
> > The most correct way to fix your problem is to connect to the DB using
> > a database name, not a file name. Is it possible in Firebird?
> > db_name = 'sysdat01.gdb'
> > connection_string = 'firebird://winsrv.xxx.xx:3050/' + db_name
> Thanks for the tip. Now it works.
> In the Firebird you can set an alias instead of database name.
> It is possible to define an alias for Firebird in the aliases.conf file
> example from:
> # fbdb1 is on a Windows server:
> fbdb1 = c:\Firebird\sample\Employee.fdb
> # fbdb2 is on a Linux server
> fbdb2 = /opt/databases/killergames.fdb
> You can edit aliases.conf whilst the server is running. There is no need to
> stop and restart the server in order for new aliases.conf entries to be