Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: GBAK hangs with GC
Author Stefan Heymann
> GBak performing garbage collection is usually beneficial. It means
> that the garbage is removed from the database regularly without having
> to schedule an explicit sweep process. It means that (usually) the
> garbage collection tends to happen in off peak times, and garbage that
> can build up in tables that are rarely touched gets addressed.

Just to be sure that I understood that correctly: Does a GBAK backup
without -g perform a garbage collection (which is the same as a
Sweep?) before the backup every time?

So when I have a nightly backup I can set the Sweep Interval to 0
without having to do scheduled sweeps?



Stefan Heymann