Dave Page wrote:
> > That would do just the
> > toast/index/heap, and pg_relation_size() gets a total of them all, and
> > only works on heap, no index or toast.
> The totalling version (whatever it ends up being called) should
> definitely work on toast tables, as it is a legitimate use case to want
> to see the size of such a table and it's indexes, independent of the
> owner table. There is no need for it to work on an index though,
> however, it will return the right answer if it is used that way, so I
> think that trying to prevent it will be unecessary code that simply
> slows down the majority of invocations of the function for no benefit.


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