[postgis-users] Error in dumping the database
tasneem.europe at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 02:54:56 PST 2012
I tried it from the shell also, but it still gives me the same error
can you tell me proper way of working with shell, since i am not used to
work with that.
On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 4:19 PM, Sandro Santilli <strk at keybit.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 04:07:00PM +0530, tasneem dewaswala wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 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.
> You have to run it from a shell, not from the psql monitor.
> Also, I'd recommend -Fc, not -Ft, for possible use with postgis_restore.pl
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