Subject Re: [firebird-support] Cannot restore mend-ed database
Author Norman Dunbar
Afternoon all,

> try this :
>> gfix -mend -full -ignore database.fdb
> Next, check if there's still errors :

You are aware of exactly what -mend does to a database aren't you? I
wouldn't ever run it on a live database, only on a copy of a "corrupt"

Once data are "removed" from a live database, it's gone forever. The
-mend option doesn't actually "fix" things, it simply makes the database
available for backup - probably by deleting broken stuff!

The gfix manual page at has details.

You might get away with -mend if you also specify -no_update.


Norman Dunbar
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