On 05/05/2011 04:35 PM, Rich Shepard wrote:
> There is an interesting database we need for a project that is
> downloadable as the equivalent of postgres' pg_dumpall. The file contains
> the DDL for the tables and supporting features and there are 19 separate
> files containing the data with the pipe symbol separating attributes.
> I upset psql I want to check my thinking with you experts.
> I modified the DDL statements to remove the apparently
> MySQL-specific calls
> to a database engine, and I modified the data load statements to use the
> postgres copy command.
> My question is whether I need to prepend a slash to the copy command
> as I
> would when running it from the command line.
> I'll be happy to provide samples and further information if that's
One other small thing to add. For NULLs you might want to add FROM stdin
WITH NULL AS '' to the end of the command.
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