Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: nbackup / gbak interoperation
Author Doug Chamberlin
dkeith2 wrote:
> I have read in older threads on other sites that versions of Firebird prior to the 2.1.x series had no way of 'packing' the database pages without restoring from a backup file. I was hoping that perhaps with the addition of the nbackup utility or by any other means this shortcoming may have been overcome.

Unfortunately, the core team does not seem to view this as enough of a
liability to change it. Perhaps if someone were to sponsor the change it
would get done. Since it keeps coming up and keeps getting pushed aside
I don't think anything short of sponsorship will change it.

Doug C.
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