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Re: Restore a backup into a new schema

From: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: timalou2(at)netcourrier(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Restore a backup into a new schema
Date: 2008-06-17 02:34:39
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On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 3:33 AM,  <timalou2(at)netcourrier(dot)com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is it possible to restore a backup schema to another schema ?
> For instance I create a backup of a database called "source" with its public schema with pg_backup
> I want to restore this backup in a database called "dest" into a new schema called public2

Easiest way is to edit the pg_dump file by hand or use sed / awk to
change it on the fly.

If there's a lot of data and that makes it tough to do that, look into
dumping the schema and data separately, but this doesn't always work
quite right for some complex schemas.

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