Subject Re: [firebird-support] problem for restore FB2.1 backup in FB2.5
Author Mark Rotteveel
On Thu, 27 Jun 2013 14:33:45 -0000, "Maziar" <mnavahan@...> wrote:
> Hi
> My default charset is UNICODE_FSS
> It can restore in FB2.1 BUT when try restore in FB2.5 i get this error
> restore :
> gbak:restoring domain RDB$39
> IBE: Invalid token.
> Malformed string.
> The RDB$FIX_METADATA seems don't help me
> 1.with "NONE" parameter every time do result with some record any time
> and commit

NONE doesn't work for FIX_METADATA, as there is no way to establish a
conversion from NONE.

> 2.with "UNICODE_FSS" parameter raise error malformed string at line86
> col:17
> But no any help in restore this database with this parameter

The problem is most likely that at a different characterset (non-unicode)
was used to create some metadata. You need to specify that character set
type. Most likely it is the 'default' character set of your OS (eg in
Western Europe it is most likely WIN1252).