Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Migrating from IB5.6 to Firebird
Author Helen Borrie
At 05:38 PM 18/06/2007, Paul Hope wrote:
>I had been told some time ago that to go from IB5.6 to FB 1.5 I must
>Backup under IB5.6
>Restore to FB 1.03
>Backup under FB1.03
>Restore to FB 1.5
>Is this correct?

Correct? Shouldn't be.

Fb 1.5 shouldn't have any trouble restoring from a gbak file created
on IB 5.6. Can you describe the problems you have encountered?

The main concern with IB 5.6 databases will be the
dialect. Presumably, if your customer has instructed you to upgrade
to Firebird 1.5, they want you to be able take advantage of the
language enhancements and newer data types...