Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> I could live with that.  Or "pg_total_relation_size".
> > The problem with "total", to me, is that it already is the total size of
> > the heap/index/toast.  Complete has the idea of adding additional
> > pieces, which I think fits best.
> [ shrug ]  I don't care --- if you do, then do that.
> I finally realized exactly what was bugging me about "dbfile_size": it
> seems to imply that we are measuring the size of one *file*, which is
> under no circumstance the definition of any of these functions (see
> file splitting behavior for relations exceeding 1GB).

Yes, that is an issue I considered.  I was more relying on the _idea_
that people thought it was a single file, but that is an implementation
detail that shouldn't be promoted.

> pg_relation_size plus pg_complete_relation_size is fine.  Ship it...


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