Re: pg_dump Help

From: Raymond O'Donnell <rod(at)iol(dot)ie>
To: Spyros Spyrou <sspyros2(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Pgadmin-Support <pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_dump Help
Date: 2009-05-29 19:48:08
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On 29/05/2009 20:04, Spyros Spyrou wrote:
> Yes very odd. It is 7.3 running in a vmware machine (guest Linux on Win XP
> host).
> It is serving requests via odbc with no problems and actually no other
> strange things have been experienced. I made a copy of the entire virtual
> machine on another computer and same behaviour .
> I will try to gather any more info and advise. Meanwhile no error msgs or
> warnings.

Spyros, please keep your replies on-list - it helps others to help you.

Has pg_dump ever worked for you? - or did it suddenly stop working one
day? If the latter, what changed around the time it stopped working?

Are you running pg_dump from the Linux VM, or from the XP host?

It's *really* bizarre that you get absolutely nothing.... does pg_dump
--help or pg_dump --version give you anything?

Note that 7.3 is *very* old; in fact, it is no longer supported by the
community, meaning that bug fixes are no longer back-ported to it -
that's been the case for a while now. You really should upgrade when you


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