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Re: pg_dumpall size

From: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Marc Fromm" <Marc(dot)Fromm(at)wwu(dot)edu>
Cc: "pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_dumpall size
Date: 2008-10-22 02:18:23
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On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 11:56 AM, Marc Fromm <Marc(dot)Fromm(at)wwu(dot)edu> wrote:
> I have the same postgresql databases on two different servers.
> Boteh servers have the same version of postgresql, 8.1.
> The following backup command creates a file twice as big on one server,
> compared to the other server.
> pg_dumpall -c -U postgres | gzip > alldb.gz

Different default compression levels for gzip?  try gzip -6 or
something on both of them.

Otherwise, unzip them and compare sizes to see if they really are the
same unzipped.

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