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Re: psql \d* and system objects

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Euler Taveira de Oliveira <euler(at)timbira(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: psql \d* and system objects
Date: 2009-03-30 14:25:41
Message-ID: 603c8f070903300725i50714c15wf0e8056c47e2139d@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> Maybe the best we are going to do is to have any pattern supplied to \d*
> assume 'S' (include system objects).  I actually have a patch that does
> that, attached. (It is from January so might need adjustment.)

That still has the problem that "\df a*" is horribly inconsistent with
"\df".  It might be reasonable to assume that if a name without
wildcards is given to any \d command, it should display whatever
object it finds, user or system - but I can't see doing it for any
wildcard at all.

...Robert

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