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Re: pg_restore

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Niederland" <niederland(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_restore
Date: 2005-01-23 01:00:23
Message-ID: 17838.1106442023@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-generalpgsql-hackers-win32
"Niederland" <niederland(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> System: the released Postgres 8.0, winXP

> Using:
> pg_dump --format=t --blobs myDB > DBFile
> pg_restore --create -dbname=crm DBFile

> Resulted in:
> pg_restore: [archiver] unsupported version (1.13) in file header

Come to think of it, I'll bet that you cannot use "> DBFile" on Windows
because it ends up opening the archive file in text instead of binary
mode.  SetOutput() in pg_backup_archiver.c tries to work around this by
doing

	fn = fileno(stdout);
	AH->OF = fdopen(dup(fn), PG_BINARY_W);

but it wouldn't surprise me in the least to learn that that doesn't work
on Windows.

Does it work if you use
	pg_dump --format=t --blobs -f DBFile myDB
?  Can anyone on pgsql-hackers-win32 think of a way around this?

			regards, tom lane

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