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The view views contains all views defined in the current database. Only those views are shown that the current user has access to (by way of being the owner or having some privilege).

Table 33-45. views Columns

Name Data Type Description
table_catalog sql_identifier Name of the database that contains the view (always the current database)
table_schema sql_identifier Name of the schema that contains the view
table_name sql_identifier Name of the view
view_definition character_data Query expression defining the view (null if the view is not owned by a currently enabled role)
check_option character_data Applies to a feature not available in PostgreSQL
is_updatable character_data YES if the view is updatable (allows UPDATE and DELETE), NO if not
is_insertable_into character_data YES if the view is insertable into (allows INSERT), NO if not

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