postgresql backup and restore
I have some problem trying to restore a backup made with pg_dump (it´s a postgres command).
When I restore the backup using the postgresql command from console works fine:
psql "dbname=myDB host=localhost user=myUsr password=Mypwd" < myBackup
So I tried to implement the same function in QT via QProcess without success.
MyProcess.setNativeArguments(""dbname=myDB host=localhost user=myUsr password=Mypwd" < myBackup")
Somebody has some example how to do it correctly.
Well I found the solution searching in Internet and I found this link:
Looks that psql for some reason cannot be launch inside of Qt, so I created a bat file that contains the psql command and their parameters. Then I call that bat file from QProcess and Finally works fine!!!
Anyway I will keep open this ticket for a while if somebody has a better solution.
@PabloArg Processes started using QProcess do NOT run inside your Qt app!
The problem is that you pass the parameter wrongly: you should not pass all parameters as one string.
You should read QProcess documentation, there are examples:
QObject *parent; ... QString program = "./path/to/Qt/examples/widgets/analogclock"; QStringList arguments; arguments << "-style" << "fusion"; QProcess *myProcess = new QProcess(parent); myProcess->start(program, arguments);
So, each parameter is put as string in a string list.
You should connect http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/qprocess.html#errorOccurred to a slot and print the error.
I tried as you said as well, but doesn´t work. Anyway according to QProcess is possible to use Native parameters where your parameters you can put as string and QT will recognize each parameters by spaces between them. I am usign for long time without problem.
I will close this ticket because looks that this is a problem with psql. And the only solution is create a bat file, and run the bat in QProcess.
Many thanks to everybody as I said before if you guys found better idea to do this let me know