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Key: CORE-3292
Type: Bug Bug
Status: Open Open
Priority: Major Major
Assignee: Unassigned
Reporter: ABC Mail
Votes: 0
Watchers: 3
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NBackup Delta file still 'active' after nbackup-0 end

Created: 27/Dec/10 04:25 PM   Updated: 28/Dec/10 09:56 PM
Component/s: NBACKUP
Affects Version/s: 2.1.0
Fix Version/s: None

Environment: win2003server


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the DELTA file is still activily used for updates on db, the original FDB file isn't updates.
I would like to merge the DELTA file into the FDB, so there's again one file for the database

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Dmitry Yemanov added a comment - 27/Dec/10 07:16 PM
NBackup is known to have various issues, especially in the older Firebird versions, see CORE-2539, CORE-1139, CORE-2749, CORE-2266 for examples. Some of those issues are resolved in the recent v2.1 post-releases, but generally it's recommended to migrate to Firebird 2.5 if you heavily rely on that feature.

ABC Mail added a comment - 28/Dec/10 08:43 AM
Thanks Dimitry, but do you also know how to correct the problem caused by nbackup, leaving the Delta file after backup?

Sean Leyne added a comment - 28/Dec/10 06:52 PM
The issue has been fixed in case CORE-2539/Firebird v2.1.4 as Dmitry noted. There is no workaround to the issue.

Dmitry Yemanov added a comment - 28/Dec/10 06:55 PM
Problem with the active delta could be (supposedly) resolved with backup/restore via GBAK.

Vlad Khorsun added a comment - 28/Dec/10 09:56 PM
It should be merged automatically after shutdown of all server processes (suppose you used CS)