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Re: System info for Postgre

From: "Steve Boyle \(Roselink\)" <boylesa(at)roselink(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Summer S(dot) Wilson" <collectonian(at)eclectic-world(dot)com>, <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: System info for Postgre
Date: 2002-01-28 13:05:47
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Summer,

take a look at the tables and views that are prefixed pg_ for the postgres
system data.

hih

steve boyle


----- Original Message -----
From: "Summer S. Wilson" <collectonian(at)eclectic-world(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 4:24 PM
Subject: [NOVICE] System info for Postgre


> Hi all,
>
> I am trying to create a system to let my users do some Ad Hoc querying of
> their database and I found a nifty program to do it.  Unfortunately it was
> written with a MS SQL database in mind (I guess) so I have no clue how to
> translate the SQL statements that pull tables and columns to one that
> PostgreSQL will understand.  I've posted it below...can anyone point me in
> the right direction for what translates to what?  This is the original SQL
> statement, which doesn't work in PostgreSQL.
>
> select   sysobjects.id as tableid,
>     syscolumns.id as columnid,
>     sysobjects.name as tablename,
>     syscolumns.name as colname,
>     syscolumns.isnullable,
>     syscolumns.autoval,
>     syscolumns.colorder,
>     syscolumns.length,
>     systypes.name as typename
> from   sysobjects,syscolumns,systypes
> where    sysobjects.id = syscolumns.id and systypes.name <> 'sysname'
>    and syscolumns.xtype=systypes.xtype
>    and sysobjects.xtype='U'
>    and sysobjects.name <> 'dtproperties'
> order by tablename,colorder
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Summer S. Wilson         ICQ 26835530
> Programmer/Analyst I, EIT TCE
> Webmaster, An Eclectic World  (http://eclectic-world.com)
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