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Posted Feb 7, 2003

Informix to Postgres Script

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

>>Script Language and Platform: Bash - Sed
This well-tested bash script is used to transfer data from Informix to PostgreSQL. Copy and paste the script into an sqlparser.sh file and make it executable. (Only works in UNIX).

Author: Vasilis Ventirozos

sqlparser File Table
Script Code: #!/bin/bash
if test $# -ne 2
then echo "usage: sqlparser <File> <Table>" 
echo "COPY "$2" FROM stdin;" >$1.pg
cat $1|sed ''s/|$//'' | sed ''s/,/\./g''
|sed -e ''s/|/      /g'' >>$1.pg
echo "\." >>$1.pg
echo ""
echo "Transform Complete to upload run cat $1.pg |psql <SERVER>"
echo ""

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