Subject RE: [ib-support] GBAK question
Author Helen Borrie
At 01:37 AM 1/03/2003 +1100, you wrote:
>hmmm, then why is there no change in size to a garbage full database after a
>gbak with garbage collection?

Because only a restore will "defrag" the pages. You shouldn't worry about
it, though, as the space will be reused. Garbage collection does release
space tied up by obsolete deletes; sweep doesn't.