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Re: postgres database file location

From: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Ramon Orticio <rporticio(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgres database file location
Date: 2005-11-29 09:41:36
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On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 00:46 -0800, Ramon Orticio wrote:
> dear friends,
> i created a bedrock sample database and put an
> employee table in it. i just can't find the file for
> the database so that i can transfer it to another
> computer.  where is the file of bedrock located?

You cannot transfer the file or database directory alone and expect to
be able to recover data from it; there are global files involved as
well.  To transfer data to another computer you should use pg_dump to
dump the database or table and then you should import the dump file on
the other machine.

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