Subject Re: [ib-support] Other upgrading difficulties with Firebird
Author Geoff Worboys
> What's the best way to rename a column with a reserved word as its
> name? How do I even write the script commands without FB choking on
> the reserved words?

So GBAK allowed you to restore into an ODS10 (firebird database?)

You can write the script commands by putting the names in double
quotes. You will probably find it worth looking at the IB6 beta
documentation - which explains some of new few functionality
available, including the ability to alter various field attributes

The firebird website:
(see links to "Documentation" and "Novice's Guide").

In particular the IB6Beta documentation available from:

Did you solve your earlier decompression length problem? If not, I
was going to suggest a two stage scenario; use IB5.6 to restore and
then backup, then go to FB and see if that gets you around it. This
is presuming that one of the experts here does not have a better

Geoff Worboys
Telesis Computing