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Re: multiline CSV fields

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: multiline CSV fields
Date: 2004-11-29 04:59:39
Message-ID: 200411290459.iAT4xd703639@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > OK, what solutions do we have for this?  Not being able to load dumped
> > data is a serious bug.
> 
> Which we do not have, because pg_dump doesn't use CSV.  I do not think
> this is a must-fix, especially not if the proposed fix introduces
> inconsistencies elsewhere.

Sure, pg_dump doesn't use it but COPY should be able to load anything it
output.

Can this be fixed if we ignore the problem with reporting errors?

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