[fpc-pascal]Databases and FPC

Jilani Khaldi jilani.khaldi at tin.it
Mon May 5 13:26:39 CEST 2003

>I dunno if any of you have ever written an entire IRC Services in FPC
>before, but for the past few months I've been porting my 5 year old
>windows (delphi) version to linux.
>I'm wondering about databases however... The old windows version used to
>use a flat-file database to store nickname and channel registrations,
>the port I'm writing also uses the same thing. However this obviously
>will be slow if say an IRC network has 10,000 nicks/channels etc...
>Is there anything anyone would suggest I do ? I have only a couple of
>ideas, perhaps you might have a few more than I...
Try the great Firebird (InterBase fork) http://www.ibphoenix.com It is free, open, robust and works fine with FPC 
and Linux.


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