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45.60. pg_rules

The view pg_rules provides access to useful information about query rewrite rules.

Table 45-61. pg_rules Columns

Name Type References Description
schemaname name pg_namespace.nspname Name of schema containing table
tablename name pg_class.relname Name of table the rule is for
rulename name pg_rewrite.rulename Name of rule
definition text   Rule definition (a reconstructed creation command)

The pg_rules view excludes the ON SELECT rules of views; those can be seen in pg_views.