Subject Re: [firebird-support] Fileformat Unix vs Windows
Author Helen Borrie
At 08:28 AM 11/11/2005 +0000, you wrote:
>Is the fileformat on Windows portable to HP-UX??
>That is, can I use a database created on a HP-UX platform use on a
>Windows platform?

You can use the database, but not in the Intel on-disk format. There are
nasty things like endianness.

>We're using Firebird v1.5.2 build 4731. Both, on HP-UX and Windows XP.

Backup the database using gbak on Windows. Then take the gbak file and use
it to recreate the database on your HP-UX box using gbak there.