Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Migrating from IB5.6 to Firebird
Author Paul Hope
Hello Helen

Its so long ago I don't remember the problem. I think Paul Beach told me to
go through the 1.03 route. Still using dialect 1 (which does have the
language advantages).

However I would be delighted to ditch it since we still have some databases
to migrate.


> 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...
> ./heLen