Subject RE: [firebird-support] gbak Huge problem
Author Alan McDonald
> > You should always restore your backup to a temporary file and check the
> exit code for the restore operation. Rely on this, not the backup
> exit code.
> Is this reliable? What, if backup fails with exitcode != 0, couldn't it in
> theorie result in an incomplete but syntactically correct fbk file? That
> would result in a correct restore without neccesarry information?
> Therefor I wanted to check both.
> Primary my question was: Can I rely on exit codes being != 0 if anything
> happend?
> Regards,
> Steffen

I rely on them - the restore is more important to me. I manually check it
too, maybe twice a year if I can