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The Perfect Database Server: Firebird 2.5 And FreeBSD 8.1

Jan 14, 2011, 21:04 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Here is the guide on installing Firebird 2.5 from FreeBSD 8.1 Ports and creating your first test database; also we show you how to install Flamerobin GUI (administration tool) and the PHP driver for it. This was tested on fresh FreeBSD 8.1 on a virtual machine.

"Download a compressed snapshot of the Ports Collection into /var/db/portsnap.

# portsnap fetch

"Or update it. If you are running Portsnap for the first time, extract the snapshot into /usr/ports:

# portsnap extract

"If you already have a populated /usr/ports directory and you are just updating, run the following command instead:"

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