Subject RE: [firebird-support] using fix_fss_metadata option in gbak
Author Peter Gore
You've missed the Characterset following fix_fss_metadata

Here's what I used

C:\Program Files\firebird\Firebird_2_5\bin>gbak -r -p 8192 -v -user

masterkey -FIX_FSS_METADATA WIN1252 -REP
"d:\data\fbdata\fb_itshared.bak21" "d:\



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[] On Behalf Of masotti
Sent: 22 October 2010 08:50
Subject: Re: [firebird-support] using fix_fss_metadata option in gbak


On 22/10/2010 08:39, robert.gilland wrote:
> why can I not seem to get this option working:
> c:\progra~1\firebird\bin\gbak.exe -r -fix_fss_metadata C:\data\MY.GBK
> C:\data\MY.FDB -user SYSDBA -password masterkey

-fix_fss_metadata in wrong position.

Parameters order:
gbak -b <db set> <backup set> [backup options] [general options]
gbak -c <backup set> <db set> [restore options] [general options]
<db set> = <database> | <db1 size1>...<dbN> (size in db pages)
<backup set> = <backup> | <bk1 size1>...<bkN> (size in bytes =
-recreate overwrite and -replace can be used instead of -c


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