Classification: Firebird Connectivity Package for Python

Provider: Pavel Cisar

Platforms: Linux

License: Open Source (MIT)

The firebird-driver package provides official Python Database API 2.0-compliant driver. In addition to the minimal feature set of the standard Python DB API, this driver also exposes the new (interface-based) client API introduced in Firebird 3, and number of additional extensions and enhancements for convenient use of Firebird RDBMS. The driver is written as pure-Python package (requires Python 3.8+) on top of Firebird client library ( using ctypes. Driver supports Firebird version 3.0 and higher.

Minimal requirements:

  • Python: 3.8
  • Firebird: 3

You can download this driver from PyPI or install it using pip:

pip install firebird-driver

See also firebird-lib package for optional extensions to this driver.

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