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Re: psql \d option list overloaded

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: psql \d option list overloaded
Date: 2004-01-09 13:38:22
Message-ID: 3FFEAECE.8000105@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Thomas Swan wrote:

>
>The \d* commands work from psql but not from anywhere else.    Try
>getting the information from a PHP script by sending a "\dS" query.   It
>doesn't work.   If the same queries were stored in the backend and
>referenced by psql and also could be referenced by other scripts, this
>would be a good thing and keep the work centralized.   If the queries
>were in the backend, the psql users could keep the \dS command but it
>would call an internal function or execute a queried stored in the
>system tables.
>
>
>  
>

<leibnitz-mode>
I just independently had this idea, so I like it :-)
</liebnitz-mode>

cheers

andrew


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