Subject Re: [firebird-support] Interbase 5.6 problem
Author Lester Caine
Milan Babuskov wrote:

>>The database SIZE is 79Mb, but only the metatdata is visible when
>>opening it. In theory the only way that people on site could blank it
>>should be backup metatdata only - but that would wipe the size when the
>>blank restore happened - creating a blank database.

> Perhaps just a shot in the dark, but could it be possible that those
> 79MB (I hope you did mean "B" and not "b") contain "old" record
> versions. Or perhaps the whatever_that_determines_which_is_old_record is
> somewhat looking at current records as all, and not displaying anything?

Those 'old' records are ALL the data. It's ticket data on a day by day
basis. Once written the data is read only, only the current days tickets
are modified. The previous backup was 72Mbyte.

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services