Stephen Frost wrote:
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> * Stephen Frost ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
> > * Tom Lane ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
> > > ISTM you should be depending on the archive structure: at some level,
> > > at least, pg_restore knows darn well whether it is dealing with table
> > > data or SQL commands.
> > 
> [...]
> > I'd be happy to work this up, and I think it would work, but it seems
> > kind of ugly since then we'd have ahwrite and ahprintf returning error
> > codes which in 99% of the cases wouldn't be checked which doesn't seem
> > terribly clean. :/
> Looking at this again, I'm not 100% sure it'd work quite that cleanly.
> I'm not sure you can just skip that PrintTocDataPtr call, depending on
> the how the input is coming in...  There might be a way to modify
> _PrintData (in pg_backup_custom.c, and the others, which is what is
> the function behind PrintTocDataPtr) to somehow check an AH variable
> which essentially says "the data command failed, just ignore the input",
> and we'd need to set the AH variable somewhere else, perhaps using the
> return value setup I described before...

Whatever we do is going to be cleaner than looking for "<space>*COPY".

> All of this is sounding rather invasive though.  I have to admit that
> I'm not exactly a big fan of the pg_dump/pg_restore modular system. :/

Hence TODO has:

        o Remove unnecessary function pointer abstractions in pg_dump source

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