Subject Re: Firebird Backups with Sweep
Author mgastde
Hi Nick,

> Backup doesn't actually do a sweep, it is doing a garbage collection.
> They slightly are diferent.
> Garbage collection does not resolve the issue of having a data
> changing transaction that is rolled back, a sweep does.

Now I'm a little bit confused: Where is the difference? I'm sorry not
to understand your short explanation.

> When doing a
> backup you can't invoke a sweep in the command line, only include or
> exclude garbage collection.

If I do a cycle of backup and restore into a new DB file, is then all
housekeeping done?

Best regards