Firebird 2.1 to be included in the top of most popular distributions

Firebird 2.1.x will be included in the top most popular linux distributions

Here is the list of where firebird 2.1  is included or can be installed (I will create an table later)

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  • As for packaging, I think packagers should adopt practice used in the debian firebird packages. I mean including firebird’s major version number in package name to avoid problems with package managers updating your firebird 1.5 installation to firebird 2.1 just because newer version is available in the repository.
    For example, firebird 2.1 package should be firebird21-…

  • i agree that the debian way is better to naming the packages and avoid package name clashes and confusion

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