If you go pg_dump -? you should see a switch that tells pg_dump to run
regardless of version differences. Give that a shot.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-docs-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
> [mailto:pgsql-docs-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org]On Behalf Of Horace A. Vallas,
> Sent: Friday, 31 August 2001 4:56 AM
> To: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: [DOCS] pg_dump manual?
> I'm writing to this address because the links for mail lists fail and
> said to write here if looking for docs and such...
> I have some problem that is keeping me from being able to use
> pg_dump or pg_dumpall on a 6.4 version. What I have found mentioned
> about the error indicates either that my pg_xxxx applications are
> the wrong versions for the database (very possible) or that there
> is a problem with one or more table values (possibly but all databases
> and tables on the machine fail to dump).
> Trying to move to a 7.0 version
> and simply moving the data dir from the old machine also will not seem
> to work on the new...
> SOOoooo - I guess I have to write my own pg_dump in order to get the
> old data out --- but I don't know exactly what the format of pg_dump
> and pg_dumpall might be --- nor which tables will actually be dumped
> (for example, I can the the various pg_whatever tables in a base, but
> I also see a bunch of tables named "regf12" and I have no idea what
> those are or whether I should dump them in my pg_dump program)
> Thanks for any pointers and/or docs to help me get this right -- there's
> a BUNCH of data that can be lost if I cannot get it out of the
> old database.
> Wishing you an "OOBA OOBA" 21st Century!!
> Horace ...once known as "Kicker" :-)
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