Hi,

I am new to PostgreSQL. I have been trying to restore a compressed(.gz) database using

gunzip -c filename.gz | psql dbname

After some 8 or 9 tables are restored the program exists giving error: Segmentation Fault.

I have attached the crash report below.

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Process: psql [362]
Path: /Library/PostgreSQL/8.4/bin/psql
Identifier: psql
Version: ??? (???)
Code Type: X86 (Native)
Parent Process: bash [279]

Date/Time: 2009-09-16 23:06:29.065 +0100
OS Version: Mac OS X 10.5.8 (9L30)
Report Version: 6
Anonymous UUID: E980E439-11E5-4B08-BBAA-ECABD8719349

Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV)
Exception Codes: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS at 0x00000000014fffff
Crashed Thread: 0

Thread 0 Crashed:
0 psql 0x0000d3b5 gets_fromFile + 296
1 psql 0x0000df73 MainLoop + 613
2 psql 0x00010d7a main + 2394
3 psql 0x00003fc2 _start + 216
4 psql 0x00003ee9 start + 41

Thread 0 crashed with X86 Thread State (32-bit):
eax: 0x014fffff ebx: 0x0000d29c ecx: 0x00000000 edx: 0x01500000
edi: 0x00302866 esi: 0xbffff674 ebp: 0xbffff3b8 esp: 0xbfffef80
ss: 0x0000001f efl: 0x00010216 eip: 0x0000d3b5 cs: 0x00000017
ds: 0x0000001f es: 0x0000001f fs: 0x00000000 gs: 0x00000037
cr2: 0x014fffff

Binary Images:
0x1000 - 0x5243f +psql ??? (???) /Library/PostgreSQL/8.4/bin/psql
0x5c000 - 0x7aa0f +libpq.5.2.dylib ??? (???) /Library/PostgreSQL/8.4/lib/libpq.5.2.dylib
0x84000 - 0x8dfe3 libpam.1.dylib ??? (???) <18edc8caade04f4f81e1dd9712b51abc> /usr/lib/libpam.1.dylib
0x93000 - 0xa9fea libedit.2.dylib ??? (???) <eb7bc965302ee8d47e585dbbfd82c938> /usr/lib/libedit.2.dylib
0x17b000 - 0x2c2fef +libxml2.2.dylib ??? (???) /Library/PostgreSQL/8.4/lib/libxml2.2.dylib
0x8fe00000 - 0x8fe2db43 dyld 97.1 (???) <458eed38a009e5658a79579e7bc26603> /usr/lib/dyld
0x90cde000 - 0x90e45ff3 libSystem.B.dylib ??? (???) <ae47ca9b1686b065f8ac4d2de09cc432> /usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib
0x90e4b000 - 0x90e6ffeb libssl.0.9.7.dylib ??? (???) <3aead3bb2aee39ceff1531c655cdc801> /usr/lib/libssl.0.9.7.dylib
0x91bab000 - 0x91c9fff4 libiconv.2.dylib ??? (???) <96ff4c6f84c4a1623cb78287371cdd3f> /usr/lib/libiconv.2.dylib
0x91ca0000 - 0x91cfdffb libstdc++.6.dylib ??? (???) <7d389389a99ce696726cf4c8980cc505> /usr/lib/libstdc++.6.dylib
0x926b1000 - 0x926b5fff libmathCommon.A.dylib ??? (???) /usr/lib/system/libmathCommon.A.dylib
0x92819000 - 0x92844fe7 libauto.dylib ??? (???) <2e44c523b851e8e25f05d13a48070a58> /usr/lib/libauto.dylib
0x9284c000 - 0x9297ffe7 com.apple.CoreFoundation 6.5.7 (476.19) <a332c8f45529ee26d2e9c36d0c723bad> /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreFoun
dation.framework/Versions/A/CoreFoundation
0x92ca2000 - 0x92d54ffb libcrypto.0.9.7.dylib ??? (???) <adb50814ede29b88f370b1c8712bc93e> /usr/lib/libcrypto.0.9.7.dylib
0x93184000 - 0x93355ffb com.apple.security 5.0.5 (36371) <1f7f48b36bc90d114220cc81e4e4694f> /System/Library/Frameworks/Security.framew
ork/Versions/A/Security
0x949c8000 - 0x949d6ffd libz.1.dylib ??? (???) <a98b3b221a72b54faf73ded3dd7000e5> /usr/lib/libz.1.dylib
0x94c90000 - 0x94cbfff7 libncurses.5.4.dylib ??? (???) <d14a12e66edb347d4ce52089b17e3d24> /usr/lib/libncurses.5.4.dylib
0x952ae000 - 0x953e7ff7 libicucore.A.dylib ??? (???) <dd8aa51c356e79ef8cdfa341a0d69f5b> /usr/lib/libicucore.A.dylib
0x956c7000 - 0x956cefe9 libgcc_s.1.dylib ??? (???) <e280ddf3f5fb3049e674edcb109f389a> /usr/lib/libgcc_s.1.dylib
0x965ae000 - 0x965ccfff libresolv.9.dylib ??? (???) <39f6d8651f3dca7a1534fa04322e6763> /usr/lib/libresolv.9.dylib
0x9663b000 - 0x9671bfff libobjc.A.dylib ??? (???) <d1469bf9fe852864d4fff185c72768e8> /usr/lib/libobjc.A.dylib
0x96d3d000 - 0x96dedfff edu.mit.Kerberos 6.0.13 (6.0.13) <6f91042bf8a860731add9dcb09b5cb73> /System/Library/Frameworks/Kerberos.framew
ork/Versions/A/Kerberos
0xfffe8000 - 0xfffebfff libobjc.A.dylib ??? (???) /usr/lib/libobjc.A.dylib
0xffff0000 - 0xffff1780 libSystem.B.dylib ??? (???) /usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib

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any clues??

Regards,

Sulman.