Subject Re: [firebird-support] Online DDL
Author Carlos H. Cantu
It depends on what kind of changes you plan to do. Some of them still
needs exclusive access, otherwise you may end up with an "object is in
use" error.

Firebird Performance in Detail - -

AC> Hello,

AC> I wonder if is it sure to perform changes to the database metadata
AC> while there are still users connected.
AC> Up to now, I allways shut the database down, perform DDL changes, and
AC> put it back on line.
AC> Is it actually necessary to do that ?

AC> Thanks for any help.
AC> Aldo Caruso

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