Subject RE: [firebird-support] Does GBAK use temp folder?
Author Helen Borrie
At 09:37 AM 8/11/2007, you wrote:
>> I suppose you have checked that the partition is not FAT32?
>Folder compression is only available under NTFS.
>> or an NTFS partition that was created on NT 4?
>This should make a difference given the file sizes he is talking about,
>especially since the source DB is much larger than his backup...

...should not?...

First comment - valid.

Second comment - valid if the backup is being written to the same partition as the database; otherwise, bears checking. NTFS 4 partitions do support compression but don't support files > 4 Gb.