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Re: Help with command syntax?

From: "Scott Whitney" <swhitney(at)journyx(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Help with command syntax?
Date: 2007-11-13 16:08:16
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select datid from pg_stat_database where datname='km';
select database_size(that_id);

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From: pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
[mailto:pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Carol Walter
Sent: Nov 13, 2007 9:35 AM
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: [ADMIN] Help with command syntax?


Can someone help me with the syntax for running a postgres function  
from the within psql?  I need to know the size of several databases.   
The postgres documentation says there is a function that will do what  
I need.  The function is pg_database_size(name).  I tried select  
pg_database-_size(km).  The response I get says there is no column  
"km".  I think I must be using the wrong syntax, but haven't found a  
reference to what the correct syntax is.

Carol Walter

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