Mark Stosberg wrote:
> >> Also, I would like it if the pg_dump docs more assertively recommended
> >> one of the "tar" or "custom" formats. They seem very similiar.
> > Yeah. I think it should specifically recommend custom format. The only
> > reason for using tar format would be if you want to process the file
> > later with something other than pg_restore.
> Thanks for the recommendation.
> Is that any concern that over time newer pg_restore's won't read old
> "custom" formats? That would be my only worry-- that the data would be
> locked in a binary format which becomes unsupported.
No, we wouldn't do that.
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