[fpc-pascal]Databases and FPC

James Mills prologic at prologitech.com
Mon May 5 13:37:37 CEST 2003

On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 01:26:39PM +0200, Jilani Khaldi wrote:
> >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.

lol, thanks. You sound like you're the person that wrote it :P
Was originally thinking of re-writing all my database code and using a
mysql layer, oh heck I dunno what I"m going to do. I'll check our the
url you suggested however...


> jk
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