Subject Re: [firebird-support] Accessing newer server with older client
Author Ann W. Harrison
Dave White wrote:
> I have a large database system based on Firebird 1.0 There are two
> applications, currently using the Firebird 1.0 client. One of these
> apps is being phased out and can't be upgraded to work with a newer
> client. I'd like to upgrade the server to 2.x, change the client on the
> newer app and retain the 1.0 client on the old app (these would be on
> different systems). Is this doable? or must the client be the same or a
> newer version than the server?

No. An old client should work with a new server. It won't handle
new features, of course, but neither will your old application.