Subject Re: [firebird-support] Generator values corrupt on restore
Author Helen Borrie
At 07:28 PM 17/01/2005 +0200, you wrote:

>Firebird 1.5.2
>when I do a database restore all my generator values are set to
>Any idea why?

It's the representation (twos-complement or something like that) of the
lowest possible negative 64-bit integer. The first time a number is
generated from it, the generator will "roll over" to zero and generate 1
(or whatever number the call to Gen_ID dictates).