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Formatting Dump information into compatible input commands - Help!

Formatting Dump information into compatible input commands - Help!

Formatting Dump information into compatible input commands - Help!

(OP)
Hi,

I am rebuilding a system and all I have is the php files and an old dump.

Unfortunately the dump file data is not in a compatible format for my database to accept it as a copy and paste.

I don't want to have to manually input all of the data again.

Is there any way I can get the data into a new data base easily?

If I cut and paste what's in the dump, I get a syntax error at the first digit.

Here's an example of the data I need to get in (from the old dump):

3    IT Department    t    2003-11-18 19:30:56.806108    2004-01-26 16:42:32.330953    f    2003-11-18 19:30:56.806108
2    HR    t    2003-11-18 19:30:53.85686    2004-01-29 14:45:38.020966    f    2003-11-18 19:30:53.85686
4    Sales    t    2003-11-18 19:30:59.353416    2004-01-29 14:45:46.591106    f    2003-11-18 19:30:59.353416
1    Marketing    t    2003-11-18 16:56:02.292023    2004-01-29 14:45:52.831915    f    2003-11-18 16:56:02.292023
5    Service    t    2003-11-19 12:11:19.993368    2004-01-29 14:46:00.140934    f    2003-11-19 12:11:19.993368
6    Corporate    t    2003-11-19 12:12:18.193393    2004-01-29 14:46:16.300815    f    2003-11-19 12:12:18.193393
\.

Any ideas?

Thanks a lot in advance.

Lenny

RE: Formatting Dump information into compatible input commands - Help!

using the console program psql - usually is enough (if no large objects are used)

psql DB_NAME < dump.sql

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