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problems restoring 7.2.1 databases

From: sibusiso xolo <sibxol(at)b-vol(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: problems restoring 7.2.1 databases
Date: 2003-10-06 14:03:53
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I recently installed postgresql 7.3.4.  I tried creating, dumping and 
restoring  a small database  in 7.3.4 and it worked successfully. 

Today however I tried restoring some databases I had backed up using pg_dump 
some months ago with PostgreSQL7.2.1.  The databases were backed up  using 
pg_dump with default settings.   I had used  pg_dump and pg_restore 
frequently with version7.2.1.  I am now however unable to restore the 
database(s) in 7.3.4.  I receive the error '[archiver] could not open input 
file".  Typically the input file is a text file. 

Help would be appreciated.

Yours sincerely

pgsql-novice by date

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