rasputnik at hellooperator.net
Wed Oct 13 13:47:39 PDT 2004
* Norman Uittenbogaart <norman at webminded.nl> [1010 16:10]:
> I'm trying to write a backup script for postgres and us a crontab on it.
> In the manual it says for pg_dumpall make $HOME/.pgpass so it won't ask
> for a password.
> Now I made the .pgpass in root's homedir (i wanted to use root's
> crontab) paste the password in it, chmod 400 it ...
Can't you just pgdump from the local socket? And not bother with the password
thing at all?
I never meant to hurt you. Just destroy everything you ever believed in. - Bender
Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns
More information about the freebsd-questions