|Subject||RE: [firebird-support] Determining last change date for a .gdb file?|
> On Thu, 18 Dec 2003 19:08:57 +0000 (UTC), David Montgomery wrote:But if I connect to the DB and then disconnect - the datestamp will change
> > ...
> > To determine if any particular .gdb file has changed since the last
> > backup, I was planning to check the file's modified date. I am
> > assuming that gbak itself does not alter the source .gdb file's
> > modified or changed timestamps...A few test backups on my experimental
> > FB1.5 machine seem to corroborate this, but I've no idea if this
> > should remain true for future versions of gbak.
> > ...
> I do think that running gbak will change the "modified date/time" of the
> database file (unless the db is ReadOnly).
> Aage J.
but no change to the db is necessary