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Re: strange message from pg_dumpall

From: Thomas Pundt <mlists(at)rp-online(dot)de>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Joao Miguel Ferreira <joao(dot)mc(dot)ferreira(at)criticalsoftware(dot)com>
Subject: Re: strange message from pg_dumpall
Date: 2007-10-31 11:52:00
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On Mittwoch, 31. Oktober 2007, Joao Miguel Ferreira wrote:
| I got surprised by this message:
| -------------------------------------
| The program "pg_dump" is needed by pg_dumpall but was not found in the
| same directory as "/usr/bin/pg_dumpall".
| Check your installation.
| --------------------------------------
| This is what I do:
| system("su postgres -c \"pg_dumpall --clean > some_file\"");

I'd try "su - postgres ..."; this will use postgres' environment here.

| this is run from within a Perl module called from within a Perl script.
| I've tried the same command directlly on the shell and it works fine.
| But from the perl script it complaints about pg_dump !!!???

What does "type -a pg_dump" output? Maybe it's a leftover from an
incomplete uninstall of a PostgreSQL installation?


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