Tom Lane wrote:
> Robert Haas <> writes:
> > On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 7:46 PM, David Fetter <> wrote:
> >> Wouldn't this count as a bug fix?
> > Possibly, but changes to signal handlers are pretty global and can
> > sometimes have surprising side effects.  I'm all in favor of someone
> > reviewing the patch - any volunteers?  One case to test might be
> > reading input from a file that contains \! escapes.  More generally,
> > we need to consider every way that psql can get SIGCHLD and think
> > about whether this is the right behavior.
> I think this will introduce far more bugs than it fixes.  A saner
> approach, which would also help for other corner cases such as
> out-of-disk-space, would be to check for write failures on the output
> file and abandon the query if any occur.

Is this a TODO?

  Bruce Momjian  <>

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