Subject Import FoxPro .dbf data to FireBird .fdb? (Memo fields special case)
Author Namit Nathwani
Hi all

Is there any easy and quick way to import FoxPro .dbfs data into a FireBird

The FoxPro .dbfs will contain lots of memo fields with unknown text lengths
of clients correspondences, which include embedded carriage returns and
line feeds.

I am aware of varchar in FireBird but it still requires a length to be
specified for the field, what type is there in FireBird to allow (well
almost <g>) perpetual text content lengths.

I am supposed to create a Visual FoxPro 6 application from an old FoxPro
DOS application and I would like to convert the old data to FireBird rather
than VFP .dbf and yet use VFP as a Front-end for the new application. So
right now my concern is converting data possibilities and it's limitations.

Please advise.

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