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Re: pg_dump --split patch

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Dimitri Fontaine <dimitri(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)fr>
Cc: Marko Tiikkaja <pgmail(at)joh(dot)to>, Joel Jacobson <joel(at)trustly(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Robert Treat <rob(at)xzilla(dot)net>
Subject: Re: pg_dump --split patch
Date: 2012-11-19 15:16:39
Message-ID: 50AA4D57.8090303@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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On 11/19/2012 09:07 AM, Dimitri Fontaine wrote:
> Dimitri Fontaine <dimitri(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)fr> writes:
>>>>      pg_dump | pg_restore
>>>>      pg_export | psql
>>> While I agree that this idea - when implemented - would be nicer in
>>> practically every way, I'm not sure I want to volunteer to do all the
>>> necessary work.
>> What I think needs to happen now is a commiter's buy in that we want to
>> get there at some point and that your current patch is not painting us
>> into any corner now. So that we can accept it and have a documented path
>> forward.
> Just stumbled accross this message while reading some older threads
> about the current topic:
>
>    http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2010-12/msg02496.php
>
> Where Robert Treat said:
>> I've both enjoyed reading this thread and seeing this wheel reinvented
>> yet again, and wholeheartedly +1 the idea of building this directly
>> into pg_dump. (The only thing better would be to make everything thing
>> sql callable, but that's a problem for another day).
> I know Andrew has been working on his "Retail DDL" project which is
> basically a bunch of server-side functions that spits out SQL object
> definitions. Andrew, were you able to make progress on that project?
>
> On the other hand, pg_dump -Fs still is something I would like to have
> as a complement to Andrew's facility.
>


No, sorry, it's on hold - I'm finding trouble finding time to work on it.

cheers

andrew


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