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Re: errors in pg_restore on windows?

From: "Dan Armbrust" <daniel(dot)armbrust(dot)list(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "pgsql general" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: errors in pg_restore on windows?
Date: 2008-02-29 15:40:44
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Ok, it turns out that the fact that my pg_restore won't work on
windows is directly related to this (from a couple days ago)

"Dan Armbrust" <daniel(dot)armbrust(dot)list(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> To follow up on my old thread -
> I tested another install of Postgres - and on windows, the
> postgresql.conf file has this in it:

> shared_preload_libraries = '$libdir/plugins/plugin_debugger.dll'              #
> (change requires restart)

> I got the impression that that debugger wasn't intended to be enabled,
> by default.  It looks like the windows installer is enabling it,
> however.

It turns out, that commenting out the "shared_preload_libraries" in
the postgresql.conf file breaks pg_restore.

So, perhaps that shouldn't be disabled by default in the installer.


On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 5:13 PM, Dan Armbrust
<daniel(dot)armbrust(dot)list(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> Using PostgreSQL 8.3 on Windows, I make a backup like this:
>  pg_dump -U postgres -C -d -D -Fc -f ispaaa-pg.bak ispaaa
>  Then restore like this:
>  pg_restore -U postgres -C -d template1 -v -Fc ispaaa-pg.bak
>  And I get lots of these errors:
>  pg_restore: creating TABLE voip
>  pg_restore: creating FUNCTION pldbg_abort_target(integer)
>  pg_restore: [archiver (db)] Error while PROCESSING TOC:
>  pg_restore: [archiver (db)] Error from TOC entry 21; 1255 16419
>  FUNCTION pldbg_abort_target(integer) postgres
>  pg_restore: [archiver (db)] could not execute query: ERROR:  could not
>  load library "C:/Program Files (x86)/PostgreSQL/8.3/lib/pldbgapi.dll":
>  The specified module could not be found.
>     Command was: CREATE FUNCTION pldbg_abort_target(session integer) RETURNS SET
>  OF boolean
>     AS '$libdir/pldbgapi', 'pldbg_abort_target'
>   ...
>  pg_restore: [archiver (db)] could not execute query: ERROR:  function public.pld
>  bg_abort_target(integer) does not exist
>     Command was: ALTER FUNCTION public.pldbg_abort_target(session integer) OWNER
>   TO postgres;
>  It looks like a packaging issue with the windows installer - these
>  commands work fine for me on Linux.
>  Thanks,
>  Dan

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