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51.34. pg_operator

The catalog pg_operator stores information about operators. See CREATE OPERATOR and Section 37.14 for more information.

Table 51.34. pg_operator Columns

Name Type References Description
oid oid   Row identifier
oprname name   Name of the operator
oprnamespace oid pg_namespace.oid The OID of the namespace that contains this operator
oprowner oid pg_authid.oid Owner of the operator
oprkind char   b = infix (both), l = prefix (left), r = postfix (right)
oprcanmerge bool   This operator supports merge joins
oprcanhash bool   This operator supports hash joins
oprleft oid pg_type.oid Type of the left operand
oprright oid pg_type.oid Type of the right operand
oprresult oid pg_type.oid Type of the result
oprcom oid pg_operator.oid Commutator of this operator, if any
oprnegate oid pg_operator.oid Negator of this operator, if any
oprcode regproc pg_proc.oid Function that implements this operator
oprrest regproc pg_proc.oid Restriction selectivity estimation function for this operator
oprjoin regproc pg_proc.oid Join selectivity estimation function for this operator

Unused column contain zeroes. For example, oprleft is zero for a prefix operator.