Re: Progress reporting for pg_verify_checksums

From: Michael Banck <michael(dot)banck(at)credativ(dot)de>
To: pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Progress reporting for pg_verify_checksums
Date: 2018-09-18 15:53:13
Message-ID: 1537285993.3800.23.camel@credativ.de
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Hi,

Am Freitag, den 31.08.2018, 14:50 +0200 schrieb Michael Banck:
> my colleague Bernd Helmle recently added progress reporting to our
> pg_checksums application[1]. I have now forward ported this to
> pg_verify_checksums for the September commitfest, please see the
> attached patch.
>
> Here's the description:
>
> This optionally prints the progress of pg_verify_checksums via read
> kilobytes to the terminal with the new command line argument -P.
>
> If -P was forgotten and pg_verify_checksums operates on a large cluster,
> the caller can send SIGUSR1 to pg_verify_checksums to turn progress
> status reporting on during runtime.

Version 2 of the patch is attached. This is rebased to master as of
422952ee and changes the signal handling to be a toggle as suggested by
Alvaro.

Michael

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