[postgis-users] Restore of DB failing

Markus Schaber schabi at logix-tt.com
Tue Sep 19 02:47:02 PDT 2006

Hi, Tim,

Markus Schaber wrote:

> PostgreSQL tries the template1 database by default when creating a new
> database. However, this won't work when there are any connections to
> that database (other than the one issuing createdb itsself).

This statement is somehow confusing.

I wanted to say that, by default, PostgreSQL copies the template1
database when creating a new database. As this copying happens on the
file system level, it needs a global lock on that source database.


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