Subject Re: [firebird-support] Need to backup/restore when updating from 2.5.3 to 2.5.7?
Author Matthias Hanft
Mark Rotteveel mark@... [firebird-support] wrote:
> In general it is not necessary to backup and restore within the same
> ODS, if it is necessary (or recommended), this is explicitly mentioned
> in the release notes.
> The only backup and restore that is recommended is if you created the
> database in Firebird 2.5.1 (including restores to that version) and move
> to 2.5.3 or higher. See:

Thank you for your answer. I dared to install the update now, and it
worked without any problems.

I actually created the databases with 2.5.1, but already had done
the backup/restore cycle when updating to 2.5.3 long ago.