The way I usually do it is:
COPY old_table TO '/tmp/old_table.sql' ;
<create new table>
COPY new_table FROM '/tmp/old_table.sql' ;
Not sure how this would handle your serial columns.
[mailto:pgsql-novice-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of roy simkes
Sent: Thursday, 31 August 2006 23:05
Subject: [NOVICE] moving content of a table to another table
I'm curious if there is a way to move content of a table to another table? I
do not like to create lot's of insert commands and then delete them. I'm
sure there is an easy way to do this. But I would also like to know if there
can be any problem with a coloumn type of serial. While moving the tables
pgsql will change the serial to the next value of the sequence or will it
leave as it is, and when I reach hat number I will have a problem about
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