Building firebird 2.1.x from source on ubuntu

this guide is for ubuntu and it was tested on an ec2 xen image


tar -jxvf Firebird-

cd Firebird-

apt-get install automake libtool libreadline5-dev make btyacc bison gawk g++

./configure –prefix=/opt/firebird2.1.x –enable-superserver

sudo make install


if you want classic you might need to install xinetd and then run configure as bellow

sudo apt-get install xinetd

./configure –prefix=/opt/firebird2.1.x


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