Subject Re: how can we convert a Interbase 7.5 database back to Firebird
Author robertgilland
> It has never been possible to backport an InterBase
> database. Upgrade from older ODS to newer, yes. But never

We worked out how to port backwards to IB6.
Step 1.

Drop all triggers and stored procedures.

Step 2.

run IB6016 gbak.exe to backup

Step 3.

restore using Firebird.

Step 4.

Run Firebird Restore.

Step 5.

run script to recreate triggers and stored procedures.


All good.



> >The Database is nearly 160 GB not really possible to Datapump.
> Why not?

We need this task done in the smallest possible time.
> ./heLen