Subject Re: [firebird-support] Backup/Restore Moving from 2.1.3 to 2.5
Author Alexandre Benson Smith
Em 25/8/2011 12:56, kasparovimnot escreveu:
> I see that there is an ODS change from Firebird 2.1.3 to 2.5 and that to change ODS on the database you need to do a backup and restore, but I'm wondering what happens if we don't do the backup and restore and run 2.5 on the older ODS database?

Nothing bad will happen, FB is retro-compatible

> Will it cause corruption or other problems,

No ! Otherwise it will be a very fool decision to let the engine open an
incompatible database and trash it.

> or will we simply not see all the benefits of 2.5 until we also do the backup and restore?