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Re: about "pg_dump " without pompt password

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Ying Lu <ying_lu(at)cs(dot)concordia(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: about "pg_dump " without pompt password
Date: 2004-09-30 21:48:10
Message-ID: 25940.1096580890@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Ying Lu <ying_lu(at)cs(dot)concordia(dot)ca> writes:
> Is it possible that we setup the password in the pg_dump command line 

You might as well put it on a billboard --- anything in the command line
can be seen by anyone who runs "ps".

If you don't want to supply it manually, put it in ~/.pgpass.

			regards, tom lane

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