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Re: pg_restore --no-post-data and --post-data-only

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Dimitri Fontaine <dimitri(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)fr>
Cc: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_restore --no-post-data and --post-data-only
Date: 2011-09-03 21:04:42
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On 09/03/2011 04:49 PM, Dimitri Fontaine wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan<andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>  writes:
>>> Oh, I meant just having it create separate custom format files for each
>>> database. As shell scripts all over the world have been doing for years,
>>> but it would be nice if it was simply built in.
>> I guess it could be done, although I'm not going to do it :-) I'm more about
>> making somewhat hard things easier than easy things slightly easier :-)
> Then what about issuing an archive (tar or ar format here) containing
> one custom file per database plus the globals file, SQL, plus maybe a
> database listing, and hacking pg_restore so that it knows what to do
> with such an input ?
> Bonus points if that supports the current -l and -L options, of course.

That's probably a lot of code for a little benefit, at least from my 
POV, but others might find it useful.



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