Subject Re: [firebird-support] Can I copy the embedded database file on the fly?
Author Ann W. Harrison
Ivan Prenosil wrote:
> It does not matter whether forced writes is on or off in this case.
> If another process tries to read opened file with some data
> not flushed to disk, then it will get data already present in FS cache,
> it will not re-read obsolete data from HD.

Another day when I should have stayed in bed. Ivan is completely
right. As long as there is no concurrent writing going on the
copy is safe.