Chuming Chen <chen(at)musc(dot)edu> writes:
> I am using pg_dumpall (pg_dumpall -o > backup) to backup postgresql
> 7.2.3 datatbase on Redhat Linux 8. It worked well, but recently, it
> failed and gave me the following messages:
> pg_dump: query to get data of sequence "est_att_p_por_id_seq" returned
> name "est_att_p_porites_id_seq"
> pg_dumap failed on xxxxx, exiting
> Can anybody tell me what might go wrong here?
You renamed the sequence. pg_dump back then had a (misguided) consistency
check that would barf on renamed sequences. If you don't mind hacking
the source code, it's a simple deletion of a few lines to take it out.
7.2.3 is pretty nearly ancient history; I'd suggest an update.
regards, tom lane
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