Subject Re: [firebird-support] Restoring old ODS-versions
Author Ann W. Harrison
At 05:21 PM 7/30/2004, Aage Johansen wrote:
>Will all Fb/1.x versions be able to restore Fb/0.x and IB/5.x backups?
>Will Fb/0.x and IB/5.x backups be 'too old' when Fb/2.x arrives?

In theory, at least my theory, you should always be able
to restore an old backup on a new database. Under some,
but not all, circumstances, you should be able to backup
a new database with an old gbak and produce a backup file
than can be restored with an old system.