Subject Re: RES: [firebird-support] Copy of the current db not updating generators
Author Norman Dunbar
> If your generators are at the start of the database file and the copying
> takes a while (large db), and there are a lot of concurrent transaction
> then the state of the generator page at the time that page was copied is
> not the same as at the time the last page of the database file is copied.

In a test blank database, the first generator page is at 148 (See
Firebird Internals

So the generator page is pretty close to the beginning of the database
file. On a large database at least.

There will be other generator pages if there are more than 508 generators.

The above is on a 4K database page size.


Norman Dunbar
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