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Re: Announcing Postgresql backup script.

From: Grant <grant(at)conprojan(dot)com(dot)au>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Announcing Postgresql backup script.
Date: 2001-06-26 03:04:41
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> > I have written a simple bourne shell script which performs all backup
> > functions, but no restore at this point.
> ah, isn't that like building a really fast car with no brakes?

This car has brakes, but they're not so easy to use just yet. 

Volunteering? :)

To restore just do the following:

[postgres(at)linux 26-06-2001]$ /server/pgsql/bin/dropdb -h localhost binary_data
[postgres(at)linux 26-06-2001]$ /server/pgsql/bin/createdb -h localhost binary_data
[postgres(at)linux 26-06-2001]$ gunzip 12:00-postgresql_database-binary_data-backup.gz
[postgres(at)linux 26-06-2001]$ psql -h localhost binary_data < 12:00-postgresql_database-binary_data-backup
You are now connected as new user postgres.

etc etc.

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