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psql /i path?

From: "Robert J(dot) Sanford, Jr(dot)" <rsanford(at)nolimitsystems(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: psql /i path?
Date: 2001-08-30 05:12:52
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Lists: pgsql-cygwin
in my cygwin bash shell i executed mount which loads
up all of my drives. i then run psql and try to use
the /i command to import a sql file. i am getting
errors such as...

          -- begin error msgs --
football=# \i /cygdrive/c/stuff/fantasy

/cygdrive/c/stuff/fantasy: No such file or directory

\i: extra argument 'football/development/server/db/tables.sql' ignored
          -- end error msgs --

that tells me that either psql doesn't like using
my cygdrive mappings or it doesn't like the directory
name with a space in it.

i tried surrounding the entire path with "" but i

          -- begin error msgs --
football=# \i "/cygdrive/c/stuff/fantasy

"/cygdrive/c/stuff/fantasy football/development/server/db/tables.sql":
No such file or directory
          -- end error msgs --

when i am just trying to get to the directory from the
bash shell and i surround the entire thing with quotes
it works fine.

any suggestions?



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