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Re: pg_dump -Fc does not dump indexes

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Alberto <nspmma(at)freenet(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_dump -Fc does not dump indexes
Date: 2005-06-25 21:36:27
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Alberto <nspmma(at)freenet(dot)de> writes:
> I would definetely be willing to create a self contained test case but I 
> am not sure what that would be. I can create a dump file from a test 
> database, but that would be after using pg_dump so you could not check 
> that. Do you want me to create a database, shut it down and zip up the 
> database files? Which files would those be?

Well, basically I want to know how to create a database from which
pg_dump can't dump indexes ... can you reconstruct the sequence that got
you into this condition?

Also ... this is really grasping at straws, but do you have SELinux set
in enforcement mode in your RHEL4 system, and if so does changing it to
permissive mode make a difference?  We've seen a bunch of issues with
SELinux :-( --- this does not seem like any of them, but you never know.

> Is there a way for me to find out if the dump file created with -Fc does 
> contain information on the indexes?

If "pg_restore -l" shows a lot of stuff but not the indexes (either as
indexes or as constraints) then I'd say that's sufficient evidence.

			regards, tom lane

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