Looks like the Firebird team is going to put some effort on the ODBC driver, which has been lying there abandoned for a few years (last activity report is of 2006) despite it’s usefulness in windows desktop apps (at least for me ;))
If you try to connect with Real Basic here is the How To
Finally, this development release contains a prototype of an ODBC backend for the OpenDBX database access library. It’s not fully functional yet and misses the code for data retrieval but data definition and manipulation statements work. Also, the code does compile cleanly if the latest GCC compiler suite is used.
The automake scripts were improved to add libdl only to the core library and to make more clear what’s missing if header files or libraries are missing. Minor fixes to the documentation were applied too.
« Hide it