On Sun, February 19, 2012 06:27, Robert Haas wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 11:58 AM, Erik Rijkers <e...@xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> pg_restore ignores environment variable PGDATABASE.
> What exactly do you mean by "ignores"?  pg_restore prints results to
> standard output unless a database name is specified.  AFAIK, there's
> no syntax to say "I want a direct-to-database restore to whatever you
> think the default database is".

That's right, and that seems contradictory with:

"This utility [pg_restore], like most other PostgreSQL utilities, also uses the 
variables supported by libpq (see Section 31.13)."

as pg_restore does 'ignore' (for want of a better word) PGDATABASE.

But I think I can conclude from your reply that that behaviour is indeed 


Erik Rijkers

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