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

From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: why use -Ft or -Fc instead of the other on pg_dump?
Date: 2008-02-19 19:47:40
Message-ID: 20080219194740.GC6148@crankycanuck.ca (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 12:59:55PM -0500, Douglas J Hunley wrote:
> I seemed to have walked into a "spirited" debate at work today, so I'm turning 
> to the authorities to get it resolved. Why would one choose -Ft over -Fc (or 
> vice-versa) when doing pg_dump? Is there truly any difference of note 
> (outside the formats themselves)?

My rule is "never use -Ft".  I've tripped over various bugs over the years. 
Indeed, I just had another example of one (from 7.4, mind) the other day.

A


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