Subject Re: [firebird-support] Interested question
Author Johannes Pretorius
Thanks , will do as suggested.

Have a nice day

At 14:35 05/03/2004, Helen Borrie wrote:

>At 12:28 PM 5/03/2004 +0200, you wrote:
> >:).
> >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
>Trying to parse the double-negatives here...
>gbak -restore *will* stop and barf if it encounters invalid things. It
>wouldn't barf on those illegal column names, because it was restoring a
>Dialect 1 database.
>Gfix validation isn't involved in a restore.
> >or the validation tell you, hey here is problems ??
>Gfix will tell you about problems if they are the kind it knows about. But
>encountering Dialect-3-illegal identifiers in a dialect 1 database isn't a
>validation error.
>If you want to get warnings, etc. about things you have to change, open
>isql and set the dialect to 2 (SET SQL DIALECT 2;) then connect to the
>dialect 1 database and do SHOW TABLES; You can only read a dialect 1
>database with dialect 2 but it might be a handy way to find things that
>you'll want to change.
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