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Re: PG Admin - Import from URL?

From: Andreas Kretschmer <akretschmer(at)spamfence(dot)net>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PG Admin - Import from URL?
Date: 2012-03-15 16:04:44
Message-ID: 20120315160443.GA19151@tux (view raw or flat)
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James David Smith <james(dot)david(dot)smith(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> I then import the data as below:
> 
> COPY busroutes_raw from 'C:/Program Files
> (x86)/PostgreSQL/8.4/data/BusRoutes.csv' DELIMITERS ',' CSV;
> 
> But I wonder whether it is possible to put a URL as the origin of the
> file rather than a path?

Sure, use tools like wget or other to fetch the file from internet and
raise it to stdout, pipe that to psql -c "\copy ... from 'stdin'"

(something like that, untestet)


Andreas
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