Subject Re: [firebird-support] Restoring backup from 2.5 to 2.1
Author Aldo Caruso
I have the first edition of your book, but nevertheless I got the idea.

Thanks for your help.

El 04/07/12 16:20, Helen Borrie escribió:
> >El 04/07/12 16:04, Alexandre Benson Smith escribió:
> >>
> >> Did you tried to use 2.1 gbak against 2.5 server to produce the gbk ?
> At 07:11 AM 5/07/2012, Aldo Caruso wrote:
> >Good idea, but it is unfeasible for me because the server is remote on
> >Internet (with very high latency), so I have to create the back ups on
> >the server, download the file and apply it to my local machine (which
> >has firebird 2.1)
> Then it cannot possibly work. Firebird does *not* support back-porting
> databases. It was found to be possible (sometimes) to backup and
> restore between 2.1 and 2.0, only if the v.2.0 gbak was running in the
> v.2.1 server to make the backup.
> If you have a copy of The Firebird Book Second Edition, you can read
> up on this in Chapter 5, Migration Issues.
> ./heLen

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