Subject RE: [Firebird-general] Re: A question that (sort of) touches on Firebird
Author Leyne, Sean

> > Expanding a bit on Dmitry's message. Firebird 32 and
> > 64 bit databases are bit for bit identical on disk.
> Even for 64 bit integers? Does this mean that I could
> take a database from a 64 bit system and plonk it
> down on a 32 bit file system and it would work
> (assuming I knew the password)?


Even between Intel/AMD Windows and Linux servers.

Not true for servers which use more "esoteric" CPUs -- Sparc, MIPS...


P.S. Not sure about servers running ARM, but there aren't many of them around -- mainly used in mobile devices, though they are trying to get into the server space.