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Postgres mirating data from 7.2.2 linux to 8.1.3 Windows

 
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I have a old db running version 7.2.2 on linux and am in the process of updating the install to a windows xp box. I want to use the latest db version ( 8.1.3) and am having difficulty figuring out how to copy my data from the old one to the other. I tried the pg_dump tool which i used in the past to copy data from one 7.2.2 installation to another 7.2.2 installtion on linux and it worked just fine but when i try it now using the pg_restore utility it gives me errors saying the format is wrong. Can anyone provide me with the proper instructions to accompilsh this?
 
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Hello "malukalu"-

On your way in you may have missed that we have a policy on screen names here at JavaRanch. Basically, it must consist of a first name, a space, and a last name, and not be obviously fictitious. Since yours does not conform with it, please take a moment to change it, which you can do right here.
 
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done
 
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Thanks for changing your screen name. But you're not quite there - if you read the policy closely, you'll notice that a first name, then a space character, and then a last name is required. Please change it again so that it conforms to that.
 
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