How to use Firebird with Perl?

There's a DBI driver for Firebird available at cpan, named DBD::Firebird:

To download and install, simply do:

tar -zxvf DBD-Firebird-0.60.tar.gz
cd DBD-Firebird-0.60/
perl Makefile.PL
make install
DBI_PASS=masterkey make test

The last step (make test) is optional. For more information, look into that .tar.gz file.

If you are looking for old InterBase driver, you can find DBD::InterBase at:

To download and install, do:

tar -zxvf DBD-InterBase-0.47.tar.gz
cd DBD-InterBase-0.47
perl Makefile.PL
make test (optional step)
make install

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