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Re: problems with dbf-files

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Ladislav Jirsa <jirsa(at)utia(dot)cas(dot)cz>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: problems with dbf-files
Date: 2002-03-20 19:38:49
Message-ID: 200203201938.g2KJcnx07798@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Ladislav Jirsa wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> I run postgreSQL-7.2 on RedHat Linux 7.2, kernel 2.4. I want to import and
> export dbf-tables in and from postgres. I found pg2xbase library that
> requires xbase library. After installation, the conversion does not work
> (segmentation fault, exports empty tables, distortion of numeric fields in
> import). My questions are:
> 
> 1) Did I overlook any switch or parameter to ./configure the postgres?
> 2) The pg2xbase recommends the xbase-1.8.1 which I cannot find. I use
> xbase-2.0.0. Too many zeros, can it be a problem? Can I get xbase-1.8.1.
> somewhere?
> 3) Does anybody know a better (more stable...) way of import/export of
> dbf-tables?

Please try /contrib/dbase in the PostgreSQL sources.  That should work,
or at least it has in the past.   Please report back any problems.

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