Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Question about limits in fb 2.5 or 3.0
Author Jim Starkey
Ann W. Harrison wrote:
> Dmitry,
>> Look at dbb_page_size and its ODS counterpart hdr_page_size -- both are
>> currently USHORTs and thus cannot hold a value of 65536. You may find
>> many local variables that get assigned with dbb_page_size, compared with
>> it, etc. And extending hdr_page_size means an ODS change, doesn't it (if
>> we don't speak about encoding it some way, e.g. storing an appropriate
>> power of two instead of the plain number)?
> OK - that's the case I had forgotten. New page sizes are a new ODS
> anyway - old engines can't handle them.

Just a minor version change -- no biggie.

Jim Starkey
President, NimbusDB, Inc.
978 526-1376