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Re: Backup and restore through JDBC

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Marlon Petry <marlonpetry(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Backup and restore through JDBC
Date: 2006-09-29 13:25:05
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Marlon Petry wrote:>
>
>     > You can't. pg_dump in particular embodies an enormous amount of
>     > knowledge that simply does not exist elsewhere. There is no
>     > dump/restore API, and there is nothing you can hook up to using JNI,
>     > AFAIK.
>     Recently, there was the proposal to extract that knowledge to a
>     library
>     (making pg_dump itself just a wrapper). This sounds valuable more and
>     more, is anybody working on this for 8.3?
>
>
> I have interest in working,how i could start ?
>


Start by reading the code in src/bin/pg_dump

Then after you recover from your head exploding you start devising some 
sort of sane API ...

cheers

andrew

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