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Re: 7 hrs for a pg_restore?

From: Erik Jones <erik(at)myemma(dot)com>
To: Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: "Douglas J Hunley" <doug(at)hunley(dot)homeip(dot)net>, "Jeff" <threshar(at)threshar(dot)is-a-geek(dot)com>, "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, "Richard Huxton" <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>, <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: 7 hrs for a pg_restore?
Date: 2008-02-20 16:27:32
Message-ID: 0C5E3C24-530F-40AD-8CB4-B0477A368F6E@myemma.com (view raw or flat)
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On Feb 20, 2008, at 8:14 AM, Gregory Stark wrote:

> "Douglas J Hunley" <doug(at)hunley(dot)homeip(dot)net> writes:
>
>> On Tuesday 19 February 2008 16:32:02 Erik Jones wrote:
>>> pg_restore is a postgres client app that uses libpq to connect and,
>>> thus, will pick up anything in your $PGOPTIONS env variable.  So,
>>>
>>> PGOPTONS="-c maintenance_work_mem=512MB" && pg_restore ....
>>
>> now that's just plain cool
>>
>> /me updates our wiki
>
> I would suggest leaving out the && which only obfuscate what's  
> going on here.
>
> PGOPTIONS=... pg_restore ...
>
> would work just as well and be clearer about what's going on.

Right, that's just an unnecessary habit of mine.

Erik Jones

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