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I want to know if a certain PostgreSQL table is a part of any inheritance relationship (i.e. is a parent or a child of other table(s)).

Is there a query for that? Where is the inheritance data stored?

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SELECT relname 
FROM pg_class c,pg_inherits i 
WHERE c.oid=i.inhrelid;

I am the guy that asked Adam about this, I found a solution so I added it here for future reference of others.

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Check out the pg_inherits system catalog: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/interactive/catalog-pg-inherits.html

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