[CentOS] Postgresql and shell script

Tronn Wærdahl tronnw at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 11:37:10 UTC 2007


On 10/30/07, Clint Dilks <clintd at scms.waikato.ac.nz> wrote:
>
> You could set up the User so that no password is required from Localhost
> if that is appropriate
>
>
> 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>
> >
> > 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>
> >
> >
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Yes that is a possiblity, Joachim I dont see how this can be accomplished
with sudo, could you provide some example syntax

Tronn
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