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Re: pg_dump problem

From: Ed Loehr <eloehr(at)austin(dot)rr(dot)com>
To: Graham Vickrage <graham(at)digitalplanit(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-sql <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_dump problem
Date: 2000-06-26 17:50:36
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Graham Vickrage wrote:
> I am trying to backup a production database running on v6.5 and restore it
> on our test machine running v6.5.
> The largest table has about 750,000 rows, the other 5 tables are very small
> approx 100 rows.
> When I try to restore the database using  "psql -e database < db.out" I get
> the error message
> "query buffer max length of 16384 exceeded" after each row.
> Would somebody please tell me how to increse this buffer (assuming this is
> whats required to solve the problem) as I have looked though the
> documentation and I am still struggling :-(

You probably don't need to increase the buffer.  More likely, there is an
unterminated string constant somewhere in db.out.  Yes, that would
probably be a bug in pg_dump, but I do vaguely recall problems in 6.5*
with pg_dump.  You might search deja for your error message.

Ed Loehr

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