bitcoind v0.15.1 getrawmempool rpc in verbose mode returns size and vsize for a transaction:

vsize: size for fees post-segwit (ceil(weight/4))

size: disksize

But getrawmempool rcp also returns descendantsize and ancestorsize values.

Are these values segwit-aware? do they return the ancestor/descendant transaction disksize sum or ancestor/descendant vsize sum?

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As easy as read an actual rpc call instead of bitcoin.org documentation:

"descendantsize" : n, (numeric) virtual transaction size of in-mempool descendants (including this one) "ancestorsize" : n, (numeric) virtual transaction size of in-mempool ancestors (including this one)strong text

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