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Re: pg_dump 2GB limit?

From: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Doug McNaught <doug(at)wireboard(dot)com>
Cc: Laurette Cisneros <laurette(at)nextbus(dot)com>,<pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_dump 2GB limit?
Date: 2002-03-29 04:18:05
Message-ID: 20020329121715.D62119-100000@houston.familyhealth.com.au (view raw or flat)
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> > File size limit exceeded (core dumped)
> >
> > We suspect pg_dump.  Is this true?  Why would there be this limit in
> > pg_dump?  Is it scheduled to be fixed?

Try piping the output of pg_dump through bzip2 before writing it to disk.
Or else, I think that pg_dump has -z or something parameters for turning
on compression.

Chris



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