[CentOS] Postgresql and shell script

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de
Tue Oct 30 11:09:54 UTC 2007


Tronn Wærdahl wrote:
> I have a shell script (sh) where I create a user and import data to a 
> postgres database
> 
> <snip>
> su -c "createuser -A -D -P $PG_user" postgres
> su -c "psql -d$PG_database -h localhost -U$PG_user -W -f postgresql.sql 
> " postgres
> </snip>
> 

I think, the usage of sudo would solve your problem.

Regards

Joachim Backes

> when the script executes those command, it ask for a password, how could 
> I do this without have to enter the passwd, I would like that it reads 
> the password from a variabel, that excists in a separate file, like
> 
> <variable file>
> PG_passwd=secret
> PG_user =username
> PG_database=simple
> </variable file>
> 
> 
> Tronn
> 
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