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Re: contrib/dbase

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: mlw <markw(at)mohawksoft(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: contrib/dbase
Date: 2001-12-21 20:50:08
Message-ID: 200112212050.fBLKo8T15618@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> I just looked at the source for dbase. I have a long hacked version of
> this. The one in contrib is based on a newer version of what I have been
> using.
> 
> It is funny, because I made some of the same changes to mine as are in
> the one in contrib, with a few exceptions.
> 
> usage:  dbf2pg [options] filename.dbf
>         Options
>                 -h hostname, host name of PostgreSQL server
>                 -y translate field name, oldname=newname
>                 -z translate data type, fieldname=datatype
>                 -d dbase
>                 -t table_name
>                 -p prefix, prepends prefix to default table name
>                 [-c | -D] Create or delete
>                 -f convert field names to lower case
>                 [-u | -l] Converts data to upper or lower case,
> respectively
>                 -v[v] sets verbosity
> 
> 
> Who contributed it? Did Maarten Boekhold? I would like to merge my data
> type and table prefix code into the main tree, if this is where it will
> now be officially maintained.

contrib/README shows:

	dbase -
	        Converts from dbase/xbase to PostgreSQL
	        by Ivan Baldo, lubaldo(at)adinet(dot)com(dot)uy

Yes, please send in your improvements and we will add them.

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