Subject RE: [firebird-support] Firebird on FreeBSD
Author Alan McDonald
> Hi group,
> We've just switched our Linux box which is usually our Interbase Server
> (development) to FreeBSD, as it is the OS of choice for our uncapped DSL
> provider. FreeBSD does not support Interbase, so we have deployed
> Firebird.
> After some initial buggering around, I managhed to connect
> successfully, and
> to access my Interbase DB's , etc.
> Are there any issues that I should be aware of having switched from
> Interbase 6.0 to Firebird, especially regarding compatibility of the db
> created by the two different servers (Interbase and Firebird)?
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Regards,
> Redpoint Solutions (Pty) Ltd

For starters - I hope you backed it up and restored it (and not copied it).
Secondly, you should ensure your restore is Dialect 1 and not Dialect 3
(until you have checked what impact that will have).
Otherwise - it all depends a little on what you use to connect to the
database (components?), language, environment etc tell us more.