> If this were a bulletproof solution then I'd consider it anyway, but
> AFAICS it's got the very same vulnerabilities as the flag-file method,
> ie, if you RPM install or upgrade while your mountable data directory
> is offline, you can still get screwed.

Isn't the most bulletproof solution to make initdb more careful about
overwriting an existing data directory?

- Sander

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