IBDI has now moved its public CVS InterBase? source project to the Firebird project at SourceForge.
It is the interim repository for work and documentation accumulating during the period while new locations are being prepared for the former ISC tree and the prospective new community support company's web site.
You can browse through the CVS source tree by pointing your web browser directly to:
The tree was populated from the source tree originally installed on the Mer Systems site by Rob Schieck. Thanks, Rob, for moving so quickly for us to fill the initial breach!
The build databases are now available from Rob's server.
There is a lot of help stuff on the SourceForge page - easy instructions about CVS, the mailing list, bug reports etc. You might want to copy some stuff from there about CVS access etc.
This tree will be merged into the production version when the production version is moved to a permanent server in a day or two.
Everyone is welcome to participate. The source is available for online viewing of the database and for CVS extraction. We expect to have our first binary builds available soon.
The current focus of changes is to get standard automated and simplified build procedures for each development platform and to attend quickly to fixing any bugs that are showing up in the current release version of InterBase? 6.0.
To get involved with the project you need to contact either me or or . You can also contact us through the SourceForge site. Here's how to access it:
- set CVSROOT?= :pserver::/cvsroot/firebird
- cvs logon
password : interbase
If you wish to get updated files then you can type:
If you are in a particular directory and want to get the latest of a particular file you can type:
Alternatively you can type the cvsroot variable on each command:
- cvs -z3 checkout interbase
- This will get you an interbase subdirectory containing the source.
- cvs -z3 checkout tools
- a sub directory tools with source
- cvs -z3 checkout interclient
- a sub directory interclient with source.
- cvs -d? :pserver::/cvsroot/firebird logon
There are several modules:
interbase - the interbase source with a misc. directory containing the contents of codes.xxx
- tools - marion source + marion.ddl
ibconsole - ibconsole - a couple of units that are being worked on...
interclient - interclient source - there are two subdirectories under this one, 16 and 20 for version 1.6 and 2.0 of interclient
- ibx - empty until the source appears...
If you need info on how to use cvs, please go to http://www.cyclic.com for more info, the software and links to other cvs sources. For more documentation, etc., see the links below.
Builders' Mail List
There is a new list available at mailman/listinfo/ called ib-build which is about how to build InterBase from the source.
The mail group is mirrored in the news server news.mers.com and the group is mers.interbase.build.