here were a lots of package updates in Mandriva Cooker during the last two weeks.Currently a complete rebuild of all packages in the Main repository is going on. Here’s a list of some more interesting changes
The Firebird database pacakges have seen many improvements and should start working well soon.
I’m pleased to announce CrunchyFrog 0.4.0.
CrunchyFrog is a SQL client mainly (but not solely) for the GNOME desktop.
Download:Visit the project page http://crunchyfrog.googlecode.com for more information about requirements and pre-built binaries.
KinterbasDB 3.3 is required .Here is the guide for KinterbasDB on Ubuntu . The one from Ubuntu’s repository is outdated.
Crunchyfrog an gtk sql client/Rdbms frontend for gnome and ubuntu
http://ur1.ca/6nys http://ur1.ca/6nyt seems that Firebird is supported and seems to be written in python
He is using Firebird + Slackware + Tomcat + Apache , read the full intro on LQ forums
If you look at the source spells matrix
there is an Firebird 2.1.2 reference added in latest SourceMage version 0.10.0
Fedora Linux 11 is released and Firebird is included in repository
Here is the bug request for inclusion but it was already fixed in Mandriva 2009.1
Firebird is included now in Fedora repositories (rank 4 on distrowatch), You can follow the history on this page , Also builds ok on Enterprise Redhat Distro
What is next? :php , flamerobin and kinterbasdb for fedora
It’s not Ubuntu but is Fun Too and is based on Gentoo . Here is where they keep the Firebird relevant patches