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From Alex Harui <>
Subject Re: FDB undocumented command line options
Date Wed, 09 May 2012 16:30:28 GMT

On 5/9/12 1:25 AM, "" <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Recently I had to look for a way to set up fdb so that several instances
> can run and connect at the same time. Adobe off. docs say that you *cant
> change the port* for FDB, but it appears to be a trivial thing to do, if
> you read through the code in CLI wrapper, it actually expects -p=XXXX
> argument with the port number.
> But this isn't the only argument it can accept, most importantly, it is
> looking for a file in $HOME/.fdbinit - I don't have any file on my system
> by that name, so, can anyone shed light on what is meant to be in this
> file? Google gets me two hits, both are suggestions of some Adobe employee
> to put that file somewhere and write something in it - it would be nice to
> know what are the configuration options (w/o searching through all the
> code, because things are really scattered all over the place there).
I've never used that capability.  The code is all checked in, so take a look
and see if you can figure it out.

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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