Subject Re: [ib-support] GBak alternative
Author Helen Borrie
At 01:26 PM 30-09-02 +0000, you wrote:
>Is there an alternative gbak engine for windows ?
>I know there are GUIs that use GBak in the background ( In fact I
>wrote my own as well ) - but it is a pain as it can't handle long
>filenames / dir names etc.

Use double-quotes where you have long file names, spaces in dir names
etc. For example, the following works just fine:

gbak -b "y:\gdb_6\Knowledgebase\knowledgebase.gdb" "y:\database
backups\knowledgebasebackup.gdb" -user sysdba -password masterkey

You could also take a look at Geoff Worboys' dbak trial, at