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Forum OpenACS Q&A: Re: Upgrade PG 7.3.4 to 7.4.1

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Posted by Tilmann Singer on
I did a restore of a pg 7.4.1 dump on a pg 7.4.1 database recently and saw the same error. It turned out that it works when omitting the manual loading of postgresql.sql before restoring the dump, maybe the same applies to upgrades.
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Posted by Malte Sussdorff on
Tilmann, you are hereby declared saviour of the day :). It works.

Now someone has to make a note on that in the documentation....

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Posted by Mark McI on
Hello Malte,

I am experiencing this EXACT problem.  I see that Tillman suggested omitting the manual loading of postgresql.sql. Can you briefly explain what that is?

I am dumping with pg_dump and restoring with the following command:
psql -e dbname < db_dump.sql

Any help you can provide will be MUCH appreciated as I'm inexperienced with postgres and totally stumped.

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Posted by Rocael Hernández Rizzardini on
do
psql -f packages/acs-kernel/sql/postgresql/postgresql.sql dbname

(that should do the trick)

when I restore a dump, usually do something like:
psql -f dump.file dbname