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Re: backup/restore buttons deactivated

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "John DeSoi" <desoi(at)pgedit(dot)com>,"Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
Cc: "Christian Sengstock" <csengstock(at)gmail(dot)com>,<pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: backup/restore buttons deactivated
Date: 2005-11-19 21:46:03
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgadmin-support-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
> [mailto:pgadmin-support-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of John DeSoi
> Sent: 18 November 2005 18:44
> To: Andreas Pflug
> Cc: Christian Sengstock; pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [pgadmin-support] backup/restore buttons deactivated
> On Nov 18, 2005, at 5:45 AM, Andreas Pflug wrote:
> > You need the executables in the path for pgAdmin.
> I was wondering about this also for OS X. I got it to work by 
> putting  
> pg_dump and pg_restore inside pgAdmin OS X package (MacOS 
> folder). Is  
> this what you mean by "in the path" -- same directory as the 
> executable?

No, though pgAdmin will look in it's own directory as well. Under the
hood of OSX, in it's BSD roots you'll find it has an executable search
path like DOS/Windows/Unix. You can check the path with something like
"echo $PATH" from a command prompt. What I don't know offhand, is
whether the path has any effect on things started from the Finder, or if
it does, what shell is everything running under (and therefore, what
script should be modified)?

I will check this out when I'm next on my Mac.

> I could not find any information about setting this up in the  
> documentation.
> BTW, the option to set the file location in OS X using the standard  
> file dialog is broken (button with 3 dots next to the path). You  
> can't specify a path unless you choose an existing file. Basically,  
> an "open" file dialog is used rather than one that allows you to  
> specify the path.

And that.

Regards, Dave.


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