> You have several problems in this dump. One it appears that some of the
> releations already exist. Did you by chance accidently create stuff
> within template1 at some point?
I think I've found my problem:
[postgres(at)stirling backups]$ psql template1
Welcome to psql 8.2.4, the PostgreSQL interactive terminal.
List of relations
Schema | Name | Type | Owner
public | buyers | table | postgres
public | creditors | table | postgres
public | debtors | table | postgres
public | grps | table | postgres
public | po | table | postgres
public | sales_orders | table | postgres
public | stkmvt | table | postgres
public | stock | table | postgres
public | sys | table | postgres
I don't know how or when those tables were created in template1 - they're
certainly not supposed to be there or needed. Is it safe to just DROP the
tables from template1?
> Secondly you need to look into iconv to fix your invalid UTF8 data.
My bad - the old database was using SQL_ASCII encoding, but when I recreated
it I let it default to UTF8.
Re-created it again with SQL_ASCII encoding, which didn't copy the tables
from template1 and now the restore seems to be going OK :)
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