Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Firebird 2.1.1 Gbak Issues
Author Helen Borrie
At 05:03 AM 17/03/2009, Matt Nielsen wrote:
>That is correct.
>--- In, Dimitry Sibiryakov <sd@...> wrote:
>> > Along that line my backup scheduler kicks off all the backups at once, meaning if I have 5 databases they all get shelled off at once including the security database. I wonder if there is a thread safty issue and part of the backup file is getting corrupted by another DB's backup such as the security datase somehow data flowing into backup file.
>> You are right, this is suspicious.
>> Let me clarify: you do all backups at the same time, using services,
>> right? And you use superserver, so all backup threads share the same
>> address space.


It affects all released "2.anything" except 2.0.5; fixed in forthcoming 2.1.2 and 2.5 Beta 1.

(Can't see a table UTMP in security2.fdb on a connected Superserver under Fb 2.0.5, this a private modification? Do you see it only when you restore under the Fb 2.5 Alpha? If so, and it's not of your doing, it seems worth asking about in firebird-devel.)

FWIW, IBObjects never touches the security database other than via API calls.