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Re: Restoring from older pg_dump files

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Brooks, Jason" <Jason(dot)Brooks(at)windriver(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Restoring from older pg_dump files
Date: 2007-04-14 00:51:44
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"Brooks, Jason" <Jason(dot)Brooks(at)windriver(dot)com> writes:
> The original file was created with pg_dump -cou.  

One thing that's probably biting you is that 8.1 defaults to WITHOUT
OIDS, which is not an option 7.1 pg_dump even knows exists, so it's
not going to say WITH OIDS in the create commands, and then the
COPY WITH OIDS commands will fail ...

I concur with Josh's to use the newer version's pg_dump, but if you
can't, setting default_with_oids = true will probably help.  There
might be some lesser gotchas too --- what sorts of errors do you
get exactly after fixing that?

			regards, tom lane

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