you get a list of all available databases by issuing a query on
select * from pg_database;
What do you mean with "internal DB's"?
Bruno Boettcher schrieb:
> i have a nice command to create a db 'createdb', but hows when you want
> to get rid of a DB?? searched for a removedb script....
> Took me some time to read through the
> man page, find out how the command actually works, look up the SQL
> commands and find out that there's also a DROP DATABASE SQL-command...
> And then looking up that there'S really a dropdb command....
> would be really nice if in the man page there was a short ref, telling
> me about related commands.....
> Then the question arouse, if i can create and destroy databases from
> SQL, building my install script, it would be nice to test for the
> presence of a DB and in case of inexistence, create it on the fly.
> For this it would be nice if i could have found for each possible command
> in psql the SQL counterpart, notably, how to list all available DB's
> through SQL.
> BTW shouldn't \l display also the internal DB's ? If it would i could
> have searched for the right table....
> ciao bboett
> http://inforezo.u-strasbg.fr/~bboett http://erm1.u-strasbg.fr/~bboett
> the total amount of intelligence on earth is constant.
> human population is growing....
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