Thanks Michael - that all makes sense.
On 7/27/06, Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 27, 2006 at 01:57:40PM +1000, Damian C wrote:
> > I notice in pgAdminIII when I get it to perform a backup it uses
> > pg_dump (of course). I also notice that one of the switches/arguments
> > is "-b". When I looked up the PG documentation
> > (http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/interactive/app-pgdump.html) I
> > can't see any reference to "-b".
> The -b option existed in versions prior to 8.1. See the 8.1 Release
> Notes and the pg_dump documentation for older versions.
> * Allow pg_dump to dump large objects even in text mode (Tom)
> With this change, large objects are now always dumped; the former -b
> switch is a no-op.
> Include large objects in the dump. A non-text output format must
> be selected.
> Michael Fuhr
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