On Sun, Jun 12, 2016 at 4:13 PM, Ants Aasma <ants.aa...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I feel separate file is better to include the key data instead of pg_control
>> file.
> I guess that would be more flexible. However I think at least the fact
> that the database is encrypted should remain in the control file to
> provide useful error messages for faulty backup procedures.

Another possibility could be always to do some encryption at data-type
level for text data. For example I recalled the following thing while
going through this thread:
Though I don't quite understand the use for encrypt.enable in this
code... This has the advantage to not patch upstream.

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