Subject RE: [firebird-support] Gbaked and restored database larger than the original?
Author Mark Rotteveel
On Wed, 8 Jul 2015 12:14:13 +0000, "Svein Erling Tysvær
svein.erling.tysvaer@... [firebird-support]"
<> wrote:
> Take a look here:
> I'd add that restore also has a -use_all_space option. If you don't
> specify this, then pages are filled to approximately 80% (80% is
> over 100% unless it is a read-only database). See
> or
> for more

Another reason could be restoring with a different page size than the
original database.