Subject Re: [ib-support] Interchanging file between Linux Windows and IB6 FB1
Author Ann W. Harrison
At 01:19 AM 3/19/2002 +1100, Helen Borrie wrote:

>If you are changing platforms then you MUST use GBAK, using the
>-transportable switch. Windows and Linux have totally different
>filesystems, so Linux won't be able to read a Windows file.

Err, actually, no. Yes, using gbak and transportable is a good
idea, but you can ftp a database from Linux (Intel) to Windows
(Intel) as long as ftp knows that it's a binary file.


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