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Re: Starting psql without a database?

From: "Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
To: "Fred Parkinson" <FredP(at)abag(dot)ca(dot)gov>,<pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Starting psql without a database?
Date: 2011-04-27 18:51:10
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"Fred Parkinson" <FredP(at)abag(dot)ca(dot)gov> wrote:
> I tried using the database 'postgres' which seems to be created
> during the install:
> psql postgres, which takes me to a psql prompt.  However, the
> command createdb -T DEFAULT "timecard" now results in the error
> "syntax error at or neat "createdb" with a carat pointing to the
> 'c' in 'createdb'.
I think you're confusing the OS command-line executable createdb:
and the SQL command CREATE DATABASE:

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