Magnus Hagander <> writes:
>>> Or add a signal
>>> handler in the pg_basebackup client emitting a warning about it?
>> We don't have such a signal handler pg_dump either. I don't think we should
>> add it.
> Hmm. I guess an aborted pg_dump will also "look ok but actually be
> corrupt" (or incomplete). Good point.

What about having the signal handler corrupt the backup by adding some
garbage into it?  Now the failure case is obvious…

Dimitri Fontaine     PostgreSQL : Expertise, Formation et Support

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