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Key: CORE-3297
Type: Bug Bug
Status: Closed Closed
Resolution: Fixed
Priority: Major Major
Assignee: Alexander Peshkov
Reporter: John Stark
Votes: 0
Watchers: 2
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Firebird Core

nbackup.exe exits without info when firebird.conf is missing

Created: 28/Dec/10 04:06 PM   Updated: 04/Feb/11 01:25 PM
Component/s: NBACKUP
Affects Version/s: 2.5.0
Fix Version/s: 2.5.1, 3.0 Alpha 1

Time Tracking:
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Environment: tested on different windows versions, e.g. Win7

Planning Status: Unspecified


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Hello firebird developers,

for client machines without firebird server installed we are supplying the gfix/gbak/nbackup.exe with our applications.

This works great for gfix and gbak, but unfortunatelly nbackup expects the file "firebird.conf" in a directory above its own.
If this file is missing, nbackup exits without any notification. Creating an empty file "firebird.conf" solved the problem temporarily.

It would be great, if nbackup would report why it failed or if it could run without the firebird.conf.

Best regards,
John

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Alexander Peshkov added a comment - 20/Jan/11 09:36 AM
I've kept check for presence of firebird.conf only in server code. This automatically let's all utilities and embedded clients work without it.