[Lazarus] Cannot connect Firebird server

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Thu Jul 26 10:07:05 CEST 2012

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 25 July 2012 11:45, Reinier Olislagers <reinierolislagers at gmail.com> wrote:
>> For design-time support, you need them in your project directory (where
>> your source is), I think you can also put it in your lazarus directory
>> so you can use it for all projects.
> Huh?
>> You also need to put them in the directory where the executable is
>> generated.
> Double huh?
> I don't do either of those, and I connect to firebird servers no
> problems. Under Windows, download the Firebird Installation/Setup, and
> simply select the "client only" option during the install. Lazarus,
> FPC and your programs will work just fine then. No need to copy
> Firebird DLL's around manually - the Firebird Setup does everything
> for you already.
>> If you want to use Firebird embedded (instead of the regular server):
> Never used this, but I believe in this case you need the fbembed.dll
> in the same directory as the executable, or somewhere in your Library
> Path.

Which is pretty much what Reinier is saying in the advice you've disparaged.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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