Subject Re: [firebird-support] File compatibility when switching from 1.5 to 2.5
Author Ann W. Harrison
Christian Kaufmann wrote:
> I have a server with Firebird 1.5 Windows. FDB files have ODS 10.1
> When I switch to Firebird 2.5rc2, is it possible to use the same files?

It should be. Your old server won't be able to read databases created
by 2.5, but V2.5 should read ODS 10.1.

> I just tried to connect to an file from the old server but I get an error.

OK, what error?

> Do I really have to backup / restore each fdb file when moving from 1.5
> to 2.5?

No, but without knowing what error you're seeing, it's hard to guess
what the problem is.