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Re: pg_restore --no-post-data and --post-data-only

From: Dimitri Fontaine <dimitri(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)fr>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_restore --no-post-data and --post-data-only
Date: 2011-09-03 20:49:51
Message-ID: m2aaalfj0w.fsf@2ndQuadrant.fr (view raw or flat)
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Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
>> Oh, I meant just having it create separate custom format files for each
>> database. As shell scripts all over the world have been doing for years,
>> but it would be nice if it was simply built in.
>
> I guess it could be done, although I'm not going to do it :-) I'm more about
> making somewhat hard things easier than easy things slightly easier :-)

Then what about issuing an archive (tar or ar format here) containing
one custom file per database plus the globals file, SQL, plus maybe a
database listing, and hacking pg_restore so that it knows what to do
with such an input ?

Bonus points if that supports the current -l and -L options, of course.

Regards,
-- 
Dimitri Fontaine
http://2ndQuadrant.fr     PostgreSQL : Expertise, Formation et Support

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