Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Backing up a db with users connected can crash it?
Author Helen Borrie
At 12:27 PM 10/04/2008, Adam wrote:

>Your understanding of gbak is correct. However if your database file
>has some corruption, the engine may crash when gbak happens to read
>that piece of data. If you are using Superserver, then this crash will
>affect all clients.

Adam, have you ever seen the engine crash when gbak happens to read corrupt data? Gbak -backup itself can crash but I've never heard of the server crashing in these circumstances...did you attempt to reproduce it?