[postgis-users] Error in dumping the database

tasneem dewaswala tasneem.europe at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 02:37:00 PST 2012


I am trying to take a backup of my database using

pg_dump -Ft *mydatabasename* > *mydatabase*.tar;

but it gives me an error as "syntax error at or near "pg_dump""
i don't understand what is the problem.

my postgre version is
"PostgreSQL 8.4.14, compiled by Visual C++ build 1400, 32-bit"
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