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Re: pg_dump docs should mention TMPDIR

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Mark Stosberg <mark(at)summersault(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_dump docs should mention TMPDIR
Date: 2006-05-10 04:44:50
Message-ID: 26327.1147236290@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> Mark Stosberg wrote:
>> Is that any concern that over time newer pg_restore's won't read old
>> "custom" formats? That would be my only worry-- that the data would be
>> locked in a binary format which becomes unsupported.

> No, we wouldn't do that.

Right, I can't imagine that we'd abandon support for pg_dump custom
format without many versions' warning.  AFAIK we still read pg_dump
output from 7.0 if not earlier ...

			regards, tom lane

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