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Re: Obtaining information on the schema of tables which

From: Daniel Ariel <pgsqlinterfaces(at)netzach(dot)co(dot)il>
To: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Obtaining information on the schema of tables which
Date: 2005-12-15 07:28:15
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.58.0512150920040.3946@perpetual.jerusalem.plus.com (view raw or flat)
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> I think what he was complaining about was that information_schema
> restricts access to many things unless you are the table owner.
> This is per SQL99, but SQL2003 seems to have relaxed the rules to
> allow you to see info about tables you can access (ie, have nonzero
> rights for).  Updating the information_schema to follow the SQL2003
> rules is on the to-do list, but I dunno if anyone is actively working
> on it.  (Peter?)

Tom's interpretation is correct.

Is the required work to update to SQL2003 merely an update of the SQL of
the views in information_schema ? If it would expedite matters I would
be willing to help modify the SQL accordingly.

Daniel

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