Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Re: Creating invalid procedures and views... Just an idea
Author Ann W. Harrison
>I wrote:
> > However, this is an ODS change
> > and will make Firebird databases incompatible with InterBase since
> > InterBase will not understand the new state. Hardly the end of
> > the world.

At 07:26 PM 4/10/2001 +0400, Dmitry Kuzmenko wrote:

>FireBird 1.0 will be incompatible with Borland's IB anyway -
>if FB will support SELECT TOP, any application that uses such syntax will
>not work with IB. Also FB's backup with SELECT TOP in procedure or trigger
>will not be restorable with Borland's IB.

Actually that's not the case. You couldn't extract the metadata and
recreate the database with ISQL, but backup doesn't use the procedure
source. It uses BLR and there won't be any BLR changes.

>(Right now FB's backup can corrupt database being restored with IB, if
>there are lot of generators in backup - isn't it?)

I hope not.


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