Subject Re: [firebird-support] Looking for library to create external tables without FB
Author Dmitry Yemanov
Martijn Tonies wrote:
> You do know that an "external table" in Firebird is a plain text file,

Nope, it's a binary file.

> If so, you can just read the DBF table and create plain text from it in
> a small application, then use Firebird to transfer the data between the
> external table and an internal table.

I'd rather suggest to remove the DBF header section and use the rest of
the file as an FB external table ;-) This won't work for NULLs and blobs