Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Relative paths with multifile database
Author Alan McDonald
> --- In firebird-support@yahoogroups.com, "Adam" <s3057043@y...> wrote:
> >
> > Cedric,
> >
> > How are you intending on accessing a database that spans multiple
> > DVDs? Since you use "DVD device", I assume you mean there is only one
> > DVD drive. What if Firebird "needs" something located on a DVD not
> > inside the drive?
> >
>
> My main goal is : to burn a firebird database which size is nearly 3GB
> on one DVD. The problem is that, due to the ISO standard, I cannot
> burn a more than 2GB file. If I want to do this, I have to use UDF
> standard, but then when I try to access to the database on the DVD,
> the engine tell me it's not a valid database file. That's why I tried
> to split the database in three parts, in order to be able to burn them
> on the same DVD with ISO standard.
> So the three parts have to be on the same DVD but since the letter of
> the DVD device can change from a computer to another, I cannot use
> hard file paths.
>
> C├ędric
>

for this read-only environment, I assume you have done a few backup/restore
cycles with different page sizes to further optimise the file size?
Alan