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Re: find foreign key name

From: Tore Halset <halset(at)pvv(dot)ntnu(dot)no>
To: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: find foreign key name
Date: 2007-12-18 14:43:24
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On Dec 18, 2007, at 10:36 , Heikki Linnakangas wrote:

> Tore Halset wrote:
>> I want to programatically drop a foreign key constraint via jdbc.  
>> How can I find the foreign key name for a PostgreSQL foreign key  
>> via jdbc? I know all about the related tables and columns, but not  
>> the name of the constraint.
> You can query the pg_constraint catalog table:
> There seems to be some example queries in the user comments that you  
> might be interested.

Thanks. I was hoping for something easy in  
DatabaseMetaData#getExportedKeys.. :) But looking at pg_constraint  
should work fine.

  - Tore.

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