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Re: pg_dump feature patch to allow selection of rows to

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: Seth Robertson <in-postgres(at)baka(dot)org>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_dump feature patch to allow selection of rows to
Date: 2005-09-12 20:02:21
Message-ID: 24206.1126555341@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com> writes:
> Seth Robertson wrote:
>> Instead of writing a utility to replicate the functionality in
>> pg_dump, I created a new flag, --where, which allows you to postpend
>> where (or order or limit or whatever) sql fragments at the end of the
>> select done by pg_dump.

> Neat, but IMHO too much of a kludge for mainline.

Yeah, I felt the same --- the fact that it doesn't work for the normal
COPY case renders it a bit too ugly.

			regards, tom lane

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