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Just wondering if it is possible to spawn a new database engine instance from within the c-api?

I want to be able to do something like this from within my application

dbspawn dbeng12 -n Test1 /Users/DCleyne/Test1.db



asked 16 Jan '12, 19:10

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Dan Cleyne
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edited 16 Jan '12, 19:58

You can use the DBF connection parameter to specify the pathname to the database file and the client library will start an engine automatically if needed.


res = api.sqlany_connect( conn, "uid=dba;pwd=sql;dbf=/Users/DCleyne/Test1.db" );

Also take a look at the START connection parameter.

This topic on locating a server in the docs also talk about auto-starting a database.

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answered 16 Jan '12, 21:58

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edited 04 Jul '16, 06:05

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Volker Barth

That's excellent!

Thanks Mark

(17 Jan '12, 00:06) Dan Cleyne
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