Subject RE: [firebird-support] External files
Author Alan McDonald
> To answer your other message - no, gbak does not somehow magically copy a
> filesystem file into its backup structure.
> Just make sure your external file is in the correct place when
> the restore
> is done and you won't get the error.

You can, of course, choose to gbak your database with the -co (convert)
switch which includes external tables into the backup. You would need to
then pump the data back into an empty pre-existing external table once the
restore is complete if you indeed still wish the external table to be