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Re: [PORTS] Port Bug Report: Can't import nullable date field with COPY in psql

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: jaym(at)aztech-cs(dot)com (The Aztechian)
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PORTS] Port Bug Report: Can't import nullable date field with COPY in psql
Date: 1999-02-01 12:23:42
Message-ID: 199902011223.HAA12803@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> On Sun, 31 Jan 1999, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > Null in copy is input using \N.  See copy manual page.
> 
> No offense intended, but that is *certainly* not obvious in the man
> page, as far as an *input* situation goes. The man page for copy
> discusses the format of output files. Who do I contact with
> suggestions for the man pages? Would that be Douglas J. Dunlop?
> 
> BTW - just so I don't appear inconsiderate... I'm really, really
> pleased with PostgreSQL. I've messed about with several other
> databases, both commercial (Informix) and "free" (MySQL) and IMHO what
> you guys are doing is outstanding. I continually find myself using
> PostgreSQL as an example of the quality of software Open Source can
> provide.

Input and output format are identical.

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