43.17. pg_inherits

The catalog pg_inherits records information about table inheritance hierarchies.

Table 43-17. pg_inherits Columns

NameTypeReferencesDescription
inhrelidoidpg_class.oid The OID of the child table.
inhparentoidpg_class.oid The OID of the parent table.
inhseqnoint4  If there is more than one parent for a child table (multiple inheritance), this number tells the order in which the inherited columns are to be arranged. The count starts at 1.
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