On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 2:30 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Christopher Frank <c(dot)frank(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > Issuing a query of "\list" using jdbc doesn't seem to work:
> Nope, it won't, because \list is a psql-ism.
> If you want to exactly duplicate that you could run psql with -E and
> look at the queries it issues and copy them (but beware that they are
> backend-version-dependent). However, I was under the impression that
> JDBC had its own set of standard metadata inquiry operations. You'd
> probably be better off using those if they cover what you need.
> I'm not sure how many JDBC hackers hang out here; you might be better
> advised to ask on the pgsql-jdbc list.
> regards, tom lane
Thanks Tom. Your recommendation eventually led me to this
The query mentioned there is basically what \list does, just a little
simpler. It looks like I can probably use that without worrying about
As for JDBC, there may be something that gives equivalent information, but I
couldn't find it.
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