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Re: Large file support needed? Trying to identify root of

From: Kris Kiger <kris(at)musicrebellion(dot)com>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Large file support needed? Trying to identify root of
Date: 2004-07-20 15:09:19
Message-ID: 40FD359F.4040304@musicrebellion.com (view raw or flat)
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Thanks Tom, -Fc worked great!  I appreciate your help.

Kris

Tom Lane wrote:

>Kris Kiger <kris(at)musicrebellion(dot)com> writes:
>  
>
>>I've got a database that is a single table with 5 integers, a timestamp 
>>with time zone, and a boolean.  The table is 170 million rows in length. 
>> The contents of the tar'd dump file it produced using:
>>    pg_dump -U postgres -Ft test > test_backup.tar
>>is: 8.dat (approximately 8GB), a toc, and restore.sql.  
>>    
>>
>
>Try -Fc instead.  I have some recollection that tar format has a
>hard-wired limit on the size of individual members.
>
>			regards, tom lane
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