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Re: Copy entire file as one field

From: "Warren Massengill" <warrenmassengill(at)hotmail(dot)com>
To: ron(dot)l(dot)johnson(at)cox(dot)net
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Copy entire file as one field
Date: 2002-11-28 02:56:56
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I'm not really a Perl programmer. I can see how to write a loop and open a 
specific file but don't know how to tell Perl to copy the file into a db or 
how to work through a directory of files of various names. But I'll work on 


>From: Ron Johnson <ron(dot)l(dot)johnson(at)cox(dot)net>
>To: PgSQL Novice ML <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
>Subject: Re: [NOVICE] Copy entire file as one field
>Date: 27 Nov 2002 20:26:45 -0600
>On Wed, 2002-11-27 at 18:40, Warren Massengill wrote:
> > How can I copy several hundred small text files into a database, each 
> > going into a field called 'message' and becomming one record (with or
> > without other fields) using psql?
>Don't know about psql, but you could use python or perl (heck, even C!)
>to script it pretty easily.
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