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Re: SQL-commands does not work

From: Richard Broersma Jr <rabroersma(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: Christo Romberg <coromberg(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SQL-commands does not work
Date: 2006-06-19 20:27:28
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> When running *createdb mydb; *I get the following error message:
> ERROR:  syntax error at or near "createdb" at character 1
> LINE 1: createdb mydb;
>         ^
> Why can't I use createdb instead of create database?
> Same error occur when trying many other commands.

createdb is a linux/DOS shell command not a PostgreSQL SQL command.

You would find createdb in your ".../bin/" directory.


Hope this explains it a little bit better.


Richard Broersma Jr.

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