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Re: Mention pg_dump version portability

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Mention pg_dump version portability
Date: 2006-05-17 16:13:49
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"Jim C. Nasby" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org> writes:
> pg_dump -Fc | pg_restore will only match the output of pg_dump if
> everything's the same version though, right? Or wrong? What happens if
> pg_dump -Fc is and older version and pg_restore is the current version?

There would probably be some small differences, but 99% of pg_restore's
output is just regurgitating SQL it finds in the dump file.

			regards, tom lane

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