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Re: Creating DB programmatically?

From: Michael Wood <esiotrot(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Roy's Email" <rmw256(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Creating DB programmatically?
Date: 2011-07-12 07:12:04
Message-ID: CAP6d-HUEfm5GznQVLMj+vGrB2A2EE-3LKEVynaOsCTiA_cpDXw@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On 12 July 2011 08:48, Roy's Email <rmw256(at)hotmail(dot)com> wrote:
> OK, based on what I'm hearing, I'm clearly missing something.  I'm looking
> to create the DB from within my application; not from some shell/command
> line window.  Also, I want my application to run on "any" Windows machine,
> so I can't dictate ancillary programs other than requiring that postgreSQL
> be present.
Try connecting to e.g. the "template1" database in order to check for
existence of your database and issue "CREATE DATABASE ..." from there.

> ________________________________
> To: rmw256(at)hotmail(dot)com
> CC: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org; pgsql-novice-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [NOVICE] Creating DB programmatically?
> From: Jayadevan(dot)Maymala(at)ibsplc(dot)com
> Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 10:49:17 +0530
>
> Hello,
>
>>
>> On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 11:00 PM, Roy's Email <rmw256(at)hotmail(dot)com> wrote:
>> > This is on Windows, I'm afraid.
>>
>> well, I have good news --  both psql and grep work just fine on
>> windows :-).  unfortunately batch is a pretty horrible scriptring
>> language, but if you need to get real work done you can find a
>> standalone .exe (like bash.exe, grep.exe, find.exe etc).
>>
> May be
> http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/coreutils.htm
> But anyway, when we use psql, we are connecting to postgresql.
> Regards,
> Jayadevan

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Michael Wood <esiotrot(at)gmail(dot)com>

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