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Re: Dump/Restore of cvs regression database gives invalid timestamp syntax error

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>,pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Dump/Restore of cvs regression database gives invalid timestamp syntax error
Date: 2004-07-11 19:14:38
Message-ID: 20040711191437.GA2969@dcc.uchile.cl (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Jul 11, 2004 at 09:02:06AM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> Tom just fixed this in CVS.

This particular problem, yes, but maybe we want to detect early this
sort of problems in the future.  That's why I think a dump/restore/dump
and compare both dumps could be a good test.


> Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 11:38:59AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> > > Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com> writes:
> > > > ERROR:  invalid input syntax for type timestamp with time zone: 
> > > > "0097-02-16 17:32:01 BC-08"
> > > 
> > > Thanks for catching this.  It never came up before because we never
> > > would try to output timezone info for a BC date...
> > 
> > Maybe it's a good idea to routinely test regression dump/restore/dump
> > (and compare both dumps).  This could also mean trying to keep the most
> > objects in it so features tested for regression are also tested for
> > recoverability ...

-- 
Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[a]dcc.uchile.cl>)
"La soledad es compañía"


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