[pkg-firebird-general] How can I help?

Damyan Ivanov dam at modsoftsys.com
Fri Nov 24 15:36:09 CET 2006

Valdir Marcos -=| 24.11.2006 15:42 |=-
> I tried isql again and its supports auto-completion for linux address
> such as "connect /srv/databases/test/virtual.fdb", but it didn't work
> for firebird commands such as "connect".

From the bugreport:
> Also, I would like isql (or isql-fb, whatever) to allow autocompletion,
> both for scripts on hard drive to be executed and for database objetcts
> names, like tables, stored procedures, etc.

So the reporter has in mind both file name completion and database
objects' completion. The latter is not going to happen anytime soon,
unless someone brave dives into isql sources :)

> See if I can help in something in this back port, but I only have access
> to Intel/AMD computers.

That's one side of the problem. Back-porting is not that hard, the
problem is to have the blessing of upstream firebird developers to
avoid confusion and incompatible implementation IDs.

Let'see what will they say.

Damyan Ivanov                           Modular Software Systems
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