yesterday I received this notification :
Hello packager,This is just FYI. Your package was checked in in distribution"stable"here is the log from ci_new_pac /work/src/done/STABLE/firebird -> stable
So, good news for Firebird and OpenSuse users, Firebird package will be in official repository for new OpenSuse 11.2
For people wanting to test it, it is in the Factory repository(http://download.opensuse.org/factory/repo/oss/):
zypper info firebird Dépot: openSUSE Factory (OSS) Nom: firebird Version: 126.96.36.19985.0-1.1 Arch: i586 Fabricant: openSUSE Installé: Non État: non installée Taille une fois installé : 3,4 M Résumé: SQL relational database management system Description:This package contains common files between firebird-classic and firebird-superserver. You will need this if you want to use either one.