> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Rouillard [mailto:rouilj(at)renesys(dot)com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 11:52 AM
> To: Igor Neyman
> Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [ADMIN] parallel option in pg_restore
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 11:05:02AM -0400, Igor Neyman wrote:
> > > "Igor Neyman" <ineyman(at)perceptron(dot)com> writes:
> > > > I'm testing 8.4.4 (on Windows) before upgrading our app
> to this PG
> > > > version.
> > > > When running pg_restore with "-j 2" parallel option,
> I'm getting
> > > > the following error:
> > > > "pg_restore: [custom archiver] dumping a specific TOC
> data block
> > > > out of order is not supported without ID on this input stream
> > > > (fseek required)"
> > >
> > > We have gotten several reports of this, but none of the
> > > have been able to reproduce it. Can you provide an exact
> test case?
> > > regards, tom lane
> > Backup files I'm trying to restore "in parallel" contain
> partitions of
> > several partitioned tables.
> > Tables partitioned "by month", each backup file contains 1
> month worth
> > of data for all partitioned tables.
> > Before restoring backed up partitions, I'm restoring from another
> > backup file (not using "-j"), which contains "base" (empty) tables,
> > from which partitions inherited. And this restore runs fine.
> I realise this may be a silly question (especially for
> windows), but the fseek complaint has me wondering.
> Are you running a pipleine reatore? E.G:
> type dumpfile | pg_restore -j 2
> or are you running:
> pg_restore -j 2 dumpfile
> in the latter case it should be fseekable, but in the former
> case I don't think you can fseek stdin on either windows or *nix..
> -- rouilj
> John Rouillard System Administrator
> Renesys Corporation 603-244-9084 (cell) 603-643-9300 x 111
No piping, just regular restore from the backup file.
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