[fpc-pascal] TurboPower FlashFiler for Free Pascal

michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Tue Oct 23 15:34:36 CEST 2012

On Tue, 23 Oct 2012, Sven Barth wrote:

> Am 23.10.2012 15:24, schrieb Graeme Geldenhuys:
>> Hi,
>> Yeah, a catchy title!  ;-)
>> I want to know if anybody here has ever used FlashFiler in Delphi. Was
>> it a good product, and do you think it would be worth the effort porting
>> it to Free Pascal?  Or is FlashFiler simply too old and outdated.
>> I mainly use Firebird RDBMS for all my database needs and think it is
>> excellent. I use it in client/server and embedded form under Linux and
>> Windows.
>> But I am also intrigued by the idea of having a true embedded database
>> server - compiled directly into my executable for even easier deployment.
>> Any thoughts on this?  Has anybody else started such a port?
> I don't know about FlashFiler, but if you don't need your embedded database 
> server to be accessable from outside, I'd suggest you SQLite as an 
> alternative to Firebird ;)

If I understand Graeme correctly, he wants it compiled-in (i.e. without
dll). SQLite is a separate DLL.


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