Subject Re: [ib-support] GDB changing while zipping
Author Martijn Tonies

Shutdown the server. If that's not an option, make sure everyone
detached from the database...

Or perhaps even better: make a backup, zip the backup.

Martijn Tonies
InterBase Workbench - the developer tool for InterBase and Firebird

Upscene Productions

"This is an object-oriented system.
If we change anything, the users object."

> I create an export database, pump data into it and then zip it.
> The zip component returns 'file *.GDB changed while zipping...'.
> I see I did not close the database before performing the zip - which
> may be the problem. But since I'm on his I would just like to check.
> How could I ( in code ) make sure the GDB is completely finished
> doing sweeps / indexing etc. I imagine what I need is a database
> shutdown as in IBConsole.