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Re: copy

From: Geoffrey <esoteric(at)3times25(dot)net>
To: "H(dot)J(dot) Sanders" <hjs(at)rmax(dot)nl>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: copy
Date: 2004-12-01 13:01:19
Message-ID: 41ADC09F.4020002@3times25.net (view raw or flat)
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H.J. Sanders wrote:
> Hello.
> 
> We are moving a database from informix to Postgresql.
> 
> To do so we do an unload from Informix and copy to postgresql.
> 
> Informix unloads with a delimiter also after the last field in a record.
> 
> This is no problem when doing a copy to Postgresql 7.2
> You get a warning (to many fields) but the copy process continues.
> 
> In 7.4 however the copy stops .
> 
> Does anyone know how to proceed the copy or a fast way to remove the last
> character
> from the unload files.
> 
> They are anyhow to big to handle with vi.

sed 's/.$//' file > newfile

Always test before using, it's off the top of my head..

-- 
Until later, Geoffrey

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