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Re: Moving a table to another directory

From: "Ezequiel Luis Pellettieri" <ezequiel(dot)pellettieri(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Jaime Casanova" <systemguards(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Moving a table to another directory
Date: 2007-02-06 03:28:42
Message-ID: 86aad3420702051928n16fca3dm42843a02c610f678@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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Jaime you mean that moving all table files and pointing the symlink to the
first one will work?
and doing the same with its index too...?

thanks for your help!

pelle.-


2007/2/6, Jaime Casanova <systemguards(at)gmail(dot)com>:
>
> > 2007/2/5, Milen A. Radev <milen(at)radev(dot)net>:
> > > Ezequiel Luis Pellettieri написа:
> > > > Hi guys I have a big table (25 gb) and a need to move it to another
> > > > directory cos i'm out of space.
> > > > making a symlik will be ok? or I have to do something else
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > 1. CREATE TABLESPACE xxx LOCATION 'another_dir'
> > > (
> > http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/sql-createtablespace.html
> );
> > >
> > > 2. ALTER TABLE big_table SET TABLESPACE xxx;
> > >
> > (http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/sql-altertable.html
> > )
> > >
> On 2/5/07, Ezequiel Luis Pellettieri <ezequiel(dot)pellettieri(at)gmail(dot)com>
> wrote:
> > Thanks Milen, does it work on 7.4??
> >
>
> oops... your symlink will be ok... use the contrib oid2name to
> identify the files corresponding to that table... and maybe the
> indexes as well...
>
> what i remember from the ancient era pre-tablespace (2 or 3 years ago)
> is that a pg_dump and/or reindex will return all to it's original
> state...
>
> --
> regards,
> Jaime Casanova
>
> "Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to
> build bigger and better idiot-proof programs and the universe trying
> to produce bigger and better idiots.
> So far, the universe is winning."
>                                        Richard Cook
>



-- 
Saludos cordiales. Ezequiel L. Pellettieri

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