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Re: copy a database

From: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: copy a database
Date: 2004-08-25 16:57:35
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On Wed, 2004-08-25 at 17:09, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 04:25:02PM +0100, Oliver Elphick wrote:

> > Maybe recreating pg_user in the database will help.  It is a global
> > table, so if you have other databases where pg_user exists, copy the row
> > from pg_class in that database to pg_class in the corrupted database.
> 
> No, pg_user is a view on pg_shadow ...

Fingers!  view ... table ... thingy

What I meant is that, since it is global, recreating the item in
pg_class as a copy of the entry in another database should possibly get
rid of the pg_dump problem.  If you create a new view, the result will
presumably not be restorable.

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