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Re: duplicate key errors when restoring 8.4.0 database dump into 9.1.2

From: Culley Harrelson <harrelson(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Adrian Klaver <adrian(dot)klaver(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: duplicate key errors when restoring 8.4.0 database dump into 9.1.2
Date: 2011-12-30 16:12:27
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There is not any data in the new database.  I have dropped the database,
created the database and then piped in the backup every time.


On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 8:06 AM, Adrian Klaver <adrian(dot)klaver(at)gmail(dot)com>wrote:

> On Friday, December 30, 2011 7:49:31 am Culley Harrelson wrote:
> > They are just your standard sql errors seen in the output of psql mydb <
> > backup.sql
> >
> >
> > ALTER TABLE
> > ERROR:  could not create unique index "ht_user_pkey"
> > DETAIL:  Key (user_id)=(653009) is duplicated.
> >
> > There is a unique index on user_id in the 8..4.0 system and, of course,
> > only one record for 653009.
> >
>
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/interactive/app-pgdump.html
>
> When doing the pg_dump of the 8.4 database you might want to use the  -c
> option
>
> "
> -c
> --clean
>
>    Output commands to clean (drop) database objects prior to outputting the
> commands for creating them. (Restore might generate some harmless errors.)
>
>    This option is only meaningful for the plain-text format. For the
> archive
> formats, you can specify the option when you call pg_restore.
> "
>
> My suspicion is that there is already data in the tables of the 9.1 server
> from
> previous restore attempts.
>
> --
> Adrian Klaver
> adrian(dot)klaver(at)gmail(dot)com
>

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