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Re: Examining very large dumps

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Achilleas Mantzios <achill(at)matrix(dot)gatewaynet(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Examining very large dumps
Date: 2008-04-16 15:23:40
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Achilleas Mantzios <achill(at)matrix(dot)gatewaynet(dot)com> writes:
> Hi, i just started the process of migrating from 7.4 to 8.3.1.
> On restoring, apart from the easily explainable ERRORs (both in DDL, COPY), i got some ugly ERRORs
> denoting foreign key constraint violations.
> Since the dump is 35 Gbytes, i'd like your advice for examining, editing, extracting portions of large dumps,

Did you make the dump using 8.3's pg_dump?

IIRC 7.4 still didn't know about ordering the elements of a dump to
avoid forward-reference problems.

			regards, tom lane

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