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I've replicated a database using the following commands:

pg_dump my_orig_database > outfile

createdb my_new_database
psql -d my_new_database < outfile

These should now be two completely separate databases, correct?  My problem is that after I did this and then made changes to my_orig_database through a web client, all of the new changes were also replicated to my_new_database.  The web client explicitly connects to my_orig_database so I don't see how this is possible.  Do I have to do anything different when creating/importing to the new database to ensure they are separate?

 

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Totally illogical captain, it should do as you expect.
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You need to use:

pg_dump -C my_orig_database > outfile

According to the documentation:

-C
    Begin the output with a command to create the database itself and reconnect to the created database. (With a script of this form, it doesn't matter which database you connect to before running the script.)
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I think I have researched and spent enough time to provide a viable answer to the poster of this question. Having heard nothing from the OP, I assumed there were no further questions / clarifications needed.

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