From: Ferenc Kovacs on
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From: Ferenc Kovacs <info(a)>
Date: Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 11:29 AM
Subject: Re: [PHP-WIN] PHP 5.3 php_interbase.dll missing - I need help of a
kind hero ^-^
To: Lester Caine <lester(a)>
Cc: cp <webmaster(a)>

On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Lester Caine <lester(a)> wrote:

> Ferenc Kovacs wrote:
>> Hi.
>> What does this mean?
>> You can't compile the interbase extension for the stable 5.3?
>> Or just nobody did it yet?
> Guys ... Pierre is the problem. He refuses to use VC8 libraries with his
> nice clean VC9 code for PHP5.3 and Firebird is not ready to move TO VC9.

As far as I know php dropped the support for VC6 with 5.3, and the official
builds are done via VC9, but are there any objection against VC8 builds for
the extensions as long as they are forking fine with the VC9 php build?

> But then he is paid by M$ so he likes to make things difficult for Apache
> as well :(

I hope you are just trying to be funny.

> We have some builds of php_interbase on the firebird-php list ...
Thanks for the link.
Pierre could you add the extension to your unofficial pecl repository?
If not, then we should create a wiki pages, which lists the unofficial repos
for the "missing" extensions.