On Dec 9, 2006, at 6:19 PM, Philippe Salama wrote:
> The textbook wanted me to create-db -U neil bpsimple, but I
> accidentally created it as postgres. I want to follow directions
> so future exercises will work ok.
> It has taken me a while to figure out that there are , in bin,
> programs such as createdb.exe which look for parameters on command
> line such as
> -U neil bpsimple
> So, I had to figure out how to dropdb.exe -U postgres bpsimple
> And then recreate it as createdb.exe -U neil bpsimple
> It is confusing for me to keep straight which things are .exe in
> bin, and which are command lines in psql.
I think the docs make it pretty obvious which is which, but as a rule
of thumb, people tend to capitalize SQL commands (ie: CREATE
DATABASE), but not the command-line commands.
When in doubt, there's an entire section of the docs that is a
reference to all commands.
Jim Nasby jim(at)nasby(dot)net
EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com 512.569.9461 (cell)
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