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How can I determine the size of a dump file prior to dumping?

How can I determine or estimate the size of the SQL dump file prior to using something like mysqldump?
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Exporting\Importing a large MySQL data without mysqldump

I'm attempting to export about 150GB of data from a database with hundreds of tables, and have found mysqldump to be very buggy. After running a simple --all-databases dump succeeds, but the import ...
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Does mysqldump export indices, by default?

I played around a little with mysqldump and I was wondering, if it does export indices (FULLTEXT, INDEX,...) by default. I read up on it and I found this option: --disable-keys, -K which suggests, ...