Subject Re: [firebird-support] Interested question
Author Johannes Pretorius
thanks, you almost has me hoping here for a easy way out :).

but this does bring me back to the original question, is the gbak (restore)
or the gfix (validation)
not suppose to stop you from restoring a database that is invalid or the
validation tell you, hey here is problems ??

Just wondering


At 12:17 05/03/2004, Helen Borrie wrote:

>At 12:10 PM 5/03/2004 +0200, you wrote:
> >Hi /heLen
> >-=-==-=-=
> >I understand what you are saying in regard to connect, whe do connect with
> >Dialect 1. (Using IBX that is) and I have made sure
> >the database dialect is 1. I believe the isql will default to the databases
> >dialect. But do I understand correctly that
> >in dialect one it is suppose to work with MONTH (table and column) and TYPE
> >(column) names or do you mean
> >I can connect via dialect one and THEN change to valid names and go on from
> >there ??
>Actually, not quite, now I come to think of it.
>SET MONTH = "MONTH" won't work in dialect 1.
>SET MONTH = MONTH_ will work.
>The database will still be Dialect 1 of course.
>There is a "route" for upgrading D1 to D3 (via a D2 client) but it is
>fraught with problems. You are much better to fix up all your illegal
>column names, extract the metadata, rebuild a brand-spanking-new D3
>database and pump the data.
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