Subject Re: [firebird-support] Hiow to corrupt a Firebird database
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
> I was under the impression that copying a database that is currently in use can cause a corruption because windows xcopy might deny the Firebird server access to that file momentarily. I was looking for an official statement on this for a customer of mine and found this:
> but it doesn't include the copying/zipping of a live database. Is the documentation out of date, or is it not an issue any more?

Others have replied on that already.

> Regards
> Maya
> PS. Similarly, in the past, I have also been advise to keep connection strings exactly the same from all client connections, but I can't see anything on that either

AFAIR, this was an issue in InterBase 6 (or even pre V6?) which has been
fixed in Firebird 1.0.

With regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer (^TS^)
Firebird Technology Evangelist