FireBird/LibreOffice: fb_config/pkg-config, thread-safety, eager caching

Popa Adrian Marius mapopa at
Fri Jul 19 06:02:27 PDT 2013

Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel <at>> writes:

> Hi,
> My "git pull" today brought the firebird work in. Cool!
> 1) I notice that Debian has neither fb_config, nor fbembed.pc; are
>    these part of the upstream build (and then it is a bug in Debian
>    that they are not in the packages)? Do other distros have them?
> 2) This is a bit scary in the Debian package description of
>    libfbembed:
>     Contrary to libfbclient, libfbembed is not thread-safe.

Description is wrong , i will change it 

The embedded libraries — on POSIX and fbembed.dll on Windows- 
— are now multi-thread-capable and thread-safe, so they can be used in 
multi-threaded applications.

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