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Re: why use -Ft or -Fc instead of the other on pg_dump?

From: Douglas J Hunley <doug(at)hunley(dot)homeip(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: why use -Ft or -Fc instead of the other on pg_dump?
Date: 2008-02-19 18:50:00
Message-ID: 200802191350.00429.doug@hunley.homeip.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tuesday 19 February 2008 13:12:23 Tom Lane wrote:
> I can't really imagine any reason to choose -Ft, except wanting to do
> post-processing of the dump with command-line tools.  -Ft's lack of
> compression and limitations on component size are sufficient reasons
> not to choose it without a specific need to.  I think it has some
> other limitations too, but those are two that I recall immediately.

Excellent. Pretty much closes the debate here. Thx Tom

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