Subject Re: [IB-Conversions] Re: PDOXPUMP
Author Helen Borrie
I'm not ignoring you but I'm on a panic assignment at the moment, for a day
or to Migration Guide is now restored on IBPhoenix InterBase
downloads page...


At 08:24 PM 5/02/2003 +0000, you wrote:
>--- In, Helen Borrie <helebor@t...>
> > At 06:52 PM 30/01/2003 +0000, Wayne Elmore wrote:
> > >--- In, Helen Borrie <helebor@t...>
> > >wrote:
> > >
> > >Went to and searched for the IB 6.0 beta Migration
> > >Guide but could not find it. Will be glad to download and study if
> > >could locate it.
> >
> > Yup, it seems to have gone AWOL. I'll inquire about and see if it
>can be
> > restored to the IB6 download area.
> >
> Thanks, keep me informed.
>I've downloaded the Language Reference and the Data Definition Guide
>you recommended.
> > I tracked back through your description and it looked as if you
>might have
> > been trying to put the cart before the horse. You shouldn't check
>the "Do
> > Datapump" button until you have finished your script and have run
> > successfully to create the database objects.
> >
> > You can do the database definition phase in multiple hops if you
> > to. There is a facility in the tool to save the defs you have so
>far and
> > to reinstate them next time you visit the tool to continue with
> > the DDL. Finally, when you are ready to do the datapumping, you
>need to
> > have the complete saved defs in memory and the matching destination
> > metadata in place.
>If I don't check Do Datapump prior to creating the script, the
>two .txt files, PumpList and TableList are not created. The DataPump
>Icon is Inactive even after checking Do DataPump. There is no Icon
>showing to save the definitions as far as I can see so how does one
>save the definitions?
> >
> > As for the variant errors, it would help if you would provide the
> > definition of the table that is throwing them. You can get this
>with the
> > Database Desktop, do Tools>Info>Structure and save the output as
> > structure.db or something similar. We are assuming it is Paradox
> > timestamps that are causing it; but it could, for example, be a
> > of a numeric type.
> >
> I've created the table. Where do you want me to send it?
> > I suppose it's timely to ask whether you have any memo fields
>involved, too.
>No memo fields in this particular table I'm experimenting with.
> >
> > cheers,
> > Helen
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