Many ways to do it either by creating schemas in the target DBs, or by
changing search paths (the default one or for the script duration).
Here's a "one-liner",
assuming your 4 original databases do not have multiple schemas within
psql -dmaindb -c"create schema scha"
pg_dump -Fp -x -O dba | sed 's/SET search_path = public/SET
search_path = scha/' | psql -dmaindb
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> Subject: [NOVICE] Need suggestion to restructure a database....
> Setup: Postgres 8.1.11 on RedHat EL 5 with only one (password
> protected) user: me and this machine does not have a web server. So,
> the security issues can be a little bit relaxed!!
> I have a bunch of tables which are divided to 4 groups based on some
> criteria. So, I was using four different databases. I now have
> realized that this is the wrong approach and one should use four
> schemas instead. So, I want to mend. Need suggestions, preferably with
> codes (either pgsql / linux / pgAdmin3 GUI instructions):
> I have created four schemas inside the main db, say scha, schb, schc,
> schd. The main db is named maindb, and the four dbs that I am using
> currently are dba, dbb, dbc, dbd. maindb already has a public schema
> with some tables and views and functions.
> How do I transfer the tables,views,indexes,sequences,.... from dba to
> scha (b,c,d will follow)?
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