Subject Re: [firebird-support] dumb upgrade question
Author Alexandre Benson Smith
Kyle Green wrote:
> Hello,
> I have this question because the ODS is different on FB2.01 than FB1.5.
> Can I open a database created in 1.5 directly, or will I have to backup
> and restore.
> It seems that I can open a FB 1.5 database with IbEasy 1.5 even though I
> am running FB 2.01... I didn't expect to be able to.
> Thanks
> Kyle

Hi Kyle,

Yes, you can. FB 2.0 can read ODS 10.1 databases.

But you won't take benefit from a lot of FB 2.0 new features like the
new index structure, to upgrade an ODS 10.1 database to ODS 11, do a
back-up restore cycle.

see you !

Alexandre Benson Smith
THOR Software e Comercial Ltda
Santo Andre - Sao Paulo - Brazil