Subject Re: [firebird-support] IB 6.1 Compatibility
Author PenWin
Dne 7.9.2010 14:49, Stefan Heymann napsal(a):
>> Unfortunately, I don't know anything about Interbase 6.1. But when I
>> moved an IB 6.0 application to Firebird 1.5, I only needed to do two
>> changes:
>> 1) Backup the database in Interbase and restore it in Firebird.
>> 2) Update the setup program to install Firebird rather than Interbase.
> Firebird 1.5 will not be developed further. So in the long run you'll
> have to take the time and get it to Firebird 2.0/2.1/2.5.


But the question was, how to move as painlessly as possible from
Interbase to Firebird, and Firebird 1.5 fits the bill nicely. Firebird
2.0 or higher would require more significant changes (e.g. its TIMESTAMP
fields contain milliseconds, unlike 1.5, and that can be a problem for
some applications - e.g. mine, since it is using a set of DB access
components which discard the milliseconds part even if it exists in the