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Script to export each row of a view to seperate files

Script to export each row of a view to seperate files

Script to export each row of a view to seperate files

I have a unique need.

I need to export script to export each row of a postgres view to individual files.

OS: Red hat 9
Language: Shell script or java

Column A - is used for the filename.
Column B - is the contents of the file.

 I am not a linux programmer, I focus on database design.I assume the script is like this:

Open array
for each row in view
open file where name equals column a
contents equals column b
close file
close  array

Any help in this matter is appreciated.

RE: Script to export each row of a view to seperate files


Quote (utahstew):

Column B - is the contents of the file.
Column type ?

By default it would be one line if you are working only with text files :


psql -t -A -c 'select filename from utahstew' | while read file; do psql -t -A -c "select content from utahstew where filename='$file'" > "$file"; done
Note that you may need to add connection and credential parameters to the psql calls.


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