Re: Determine dump file size

From: Tony Sequeira <>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 21:36:25 +0000
Message-Id: <1200605785.18208.2.camel@comet.sequestor.lan>

On Thu, 2008-01-17 at 13:27 -0600, Ram Raman wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to determine the dump file size before the export
> starts? I plan to do a full export of a database. ver 10.2.
> Thanks.

What I used to do back in the days of Oracle7. Unix or Unix tools required.

Create a "named pipe" (mknod), pipe an export to this file, and wc -c the result.

Have a google search.

S. Anthony Sequeira
Smear the road with a runner!!

Received on Thu Jan 17 2008 - 15:36:25 CST

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