Subject Re: [firebird-support] Sweep not happening
Author Helen Borrie
At 10:31 PM 24/08/2005 +0000, you wrote:
>Apparently, I do not seem to get any affect for sweep operation on my
>database. I created a table and inserted 5K rows, and then deleted the
>rows. The size of the database remained the same as the point where
>the rows were all inserted, and it never came down. What is the matter?

Nothing is the matter. Sweep does not give disk space back to the
operating system. It releases space so that it can be re-used.