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Re: [BUGS] pg_dumpall

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: "Kardos, Dr(dot) Andreas" <kardos(at)repas-aeg(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [BUGS] pg_dumpall
Date: 2000-03-09 00:38:48
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0003081352440.387-100000@localhost.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-bugs
Kardos, Dr. Andreas writes:

> 2. FOO="`echo "$BAR"`"
> This construct I have found working on QNX4, Digital Unix, SunOS and Linux.
> But the problem seems not to be so simple. After removing the backslashes
> from the old pg_dumpall it didn't work any more on Digital Unix! So the
> escaped double quotes make sense somewhere in some context.

I'm inclined to say that it should work but probably doesn't everywhere.
But I need to fix this because all the scripts currently contain ``
sequences that need to be double-quoted because otherwise they will fail
if the installation path contains whitespace. (See those ${PATHNAME}

For now I might have to resort to yanking that PATHNAME logic again and
use the new pg_dumpall since it appears to magically work.

Peter Eisentraut                  Sernanders väg 10:115
peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net                   75262 Uppsala            Sweden

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