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Re: how to detect psql's errors?

From: "Peter Gibbs" <peter(at)emkel(dot)co(dot)za>
To: "Drew Wilson" <amw(at)speakeasy(dot)net>,"Postgresql General" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: how to detect psql's errors?
Date: 2003-02-25 10:15:03
Message-ID: 015d01c2dcb6$c3648aa0$ (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-general
Drew Wilson wrote:

> Is there anyway to test for errors returned by psql?
> For example:
>   echo "select foo from pg_database" | psql -U admin myDB || echo
> "failed" && echo "success"
> This doesn't work. Neither "failed" nor "success" are echoed.
> Only 'ERROR:  Attribute "foo" not found' is displayed on console.

  psql -c "select foo from pg_database" -U admin myDB && echo "success" ||
echo "failed"

Peter Gibbs
EmKel Systems

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