Re: using pipe to export oracle on windows platform

  • From: "Nuno Pinto do Souto" <nsouto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 05:03:27 +1000 (EST)

Quoting from AUTHOR zhu chao:

> gzip.
>    As windows does not support pipe like we do in unix: mknod exp.pipe
> p; gzip <exp.pipe >dmp.gz & and run exp. I tried cygwin. But seems gzip
> simply do not do anything there. Anyone tried using pipe on
> windows/cygwin? Or is there similar workaround?

I'm confused: why don't you just define a folder
in Windows as "compressed"  and export/import to it?
There is no need in Windows for the "pipe to gzip"
technique: compression is there in the file system
to be used.


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