Subject Re: [firebird-support] Change Character set
Author Martijn Tonies

> I created a Database with a wrong character set and now want to change
> it.
> The problem is, that there is a lot of data in the database, I do not
> want to lose.
> Is there a way to change the default character set of a database
> without creating it new? Possibly with backup and restore?
> If not, I have to create a new database and make a data transfer from
> the old to the new database. If possible, I would avoid this.

The only way is to extract the DDL, change the characterset and
re-create the database.

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - development tool for Firebird and more!
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