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Re: pg_dump 2GB limit?

From: Laurette Cisneros <laurette(at)nextbus(dot)com>
To: Doug McNaught <doug(at)wireboard(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_dump 2GB limit?
Date: 2002-03-29 00:46:05
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.44.0203281644350.4142-100000@visor.corp.nextbus.com (view raw or flat)
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Hi,

I'm on Red Hat.  Here's the uname info:
Linux visor 2.4.2-2 #1 Sun Apr 8 20:41:30 EDT 2001 i686 unknown

What do I need to do to "turn on large file support" in the compile?

Thanks,

L.
On 28 Mar 2002, Doug McNaught wrote:

> Laurette Cisneros <laurette(at)nextbus(dot)com> writes:
> 
> > The archives search is not working on postgresql.org so I need to ask this
> > question...
> > 
> > We are using postgresql 7.2 and when dumping one of our larger databases,
> > we get the following error:
> > 
> > File size limit exceeded (core dumped)
> > 
> > We suspect pg_dump.  Is this true?  Why would there be this limit in
> > pg_dump?  Is it scheduled to be fixed?
> 
> This means one of two things:
> 
> 1) Your ulimits are set too low, or
> 2) Your pg_dump wasn't compiled against a C library with large file
>    support (greater than 2GB).
> 
> Is this on Linux?
> 
> -Doug
> 

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Laurette Cisneros
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