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Re: Restoring pg_dump Backup with psql Fails

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Phillip Smith <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: "'Tom Lane'" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Restoring pg_dump Backup with psql Fails
Date: 2007-12-29 04:54:10
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Phillip Smith wrote:
> Sorry Tom - I should know better :)
> 
> I've attached the first 512 lines of the output from psql. The whole output
> is 3mb.
> 

You have several problems in this dump. One it appears that some of the 
releations already exist. Did you by chance accidently create stuff 
within template1 at some point?

Secondly you need to look into iconv to fix your invalid UTF8 data.

Joshua D. Drake

> Cheers,
> ~p
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Tom Lane [mailto:tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us]
>> Sent: Saturday, 29 December 2007 13:26
>> To: Phillip Smith
>> Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
>> Subject: Re: [ADMIN] Restoring pg_dump Backup with psql Fails
>>
>> "Phillip Smith" <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au> writes:
>>> But I get a whole bunch of errors, for example:
>>> <snip>
>>> ERROR:  syntax error at or near "all"
>>> LINE 1: all orders over $400.00 - freight free Order 10 of any produ...
>>>         ^
>> Please show us the *first* few errors, not some randomly chosen ones.
>> The above looks like a COPY has failed and psql has started thinking
>> that copy-data lines are commands, but how or why that happened is
>> not in evidence.
>>
>> 			regards, tom lane
> 
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