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|Reported by||Ed Sabol|
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The following bug has been logged on the website: Bug reference: 15867 Logged by: Ed Sabol Email address: (redacted) PostgreSQL version: 10.9 Operating system: RHEL/CentOS 6.9 Description: The psql documentation at https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/app-psql.html says this should work, but it does not. Steps to reproduce: 1. Create a table named "sometable" in some convenient user database: create table sometable (a1 varchar(100)); 2. Execute psql and connect to that database. 3. Issue the following command: \copy sometable from program '/bin/echo' The following error message is returned: program: No such file or directory If you instead use the server-side COPY command, it works, of course: copy sometable from program '/bin/echo'; select * from sometable; Please fix psql \copy to work as documented. There are many use-cases for running the program on the client-side (file permissions, the existence of the program, etc.).
|2019-06-22 00:39:15+00||PG Bug reporting form||BUG #15867: psql \copy from program does not work|
|2019-06-22 02:46:36+00||Jeff Janes||Re: BUG #15867: psql \copy from program does not work|
|2019-06-22 03:13:42+00||"Edward J(dot) Sabol"||Re: BUG #15867: psql \copy from program does not work|