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Re: Automatic export

From: "Daniel T(dot) Staal" <DStaal(at)usa(dot)net>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Automatic export
Date: 2006-07-26 19:27:01
Message-ID: 51752.63.172.115.138.1153942021.squirrel@MageHandbook.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, July 26, 2006 3:17 pm, Keith Worthington said:
> Hi All,
>
> I need to export several records of a single colum from a table in a
> database everytime that table is updated.  The data needs to end up in a
> text file. Can someone give me an idea on where to get started?  URL's to
> relevant documentation would be appreciated.  TIA

I'd start here:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/interactive/triggers.html

Write a trigger on insert/update on that table, and have it export the
records.

Daniel T. Staal

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