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Re: [HACKERS] odd pg_dump output?

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp
Cc: hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, t-ishii(at)srapc451(dot)sra(dot)co(dot)jp
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] odd pg_dump output?
Date: 1998-08-29 02:54:49
Message-ID: 199808290254.WAA27648@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> I found that current pg_dump command produces wrong output if a table
> name includes upper letters (See below).
> 
> in bin/pg_dump.c:
> 
> sprintf(q, "CREATE TABLE \"%s\" (", fmtId(tblinfo[i].relname));
> 
> Here fmtId() returns double quoted results if the table name (or
> attribute name, index name...) has upper letters. then sprintf adds
> extra double quotations. The result is too much double quotations!
> 
> I don't understand why sprintf adds extra quotes (I think 6.3.2
> didn't).
> Comments?
> --
> Tatsuo Ishii
> t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp

This appears to be fixed.  Beta is September 1.


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> test=> create table "TTT" ("III" int);
> 
CREATE
> test=> insert into "TTT" values(100);
> 
INSERT 143849 1
> test=> select * from "TTT";
> III
> ---
> 100
> (1 row)
> 
> test=>
> [srapc451.sra.co.jp]t-ishii{274} pg_dump test
> CREATE TABLE ""TTT"" (""III"" int4);
> COPY "TTT" FROM stdin;
> 100
> \.
> 
> 
> 


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