take a look at the tables and views that are prefixed pg_ for the postgres
----- Original Message -----
From: "Summer S. Wilson" <collectonian(at)eclectic-world(dot)com>
Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 4:24 PM
Subject: [NOVICE] System info for Postgre
> Hi all,
> I am trying to create a system to let my users do some Ad Hoc querying of
> their database and I found a nifty program to do it. Unfortunately it was
> written with a MS SQL database in mind (I guess) so I have no clue how to
> translate the SQL statements that pull tables and columns to one that
> PostgreSQL will understand. I've posted it below...can anyone point me in
> the right direction for what translates to what? This is the original SQL
> statement, which doesn't work in PostgreSQL.
> select sysobjects.id as tableid,
> syscolumns.id as columnid,
> sysobjects.name as tablename,
> syscolumns.name as colname,
> systypes.name as typename
> from sysobjects,syscolumns,systypes
> where sysobjects.id = syscolumns.id and systypes.name <> 'sysname'
> and syscolumns.xtype=systypes.xtype
> and sysobjects.xtype='U'
> and sysobjects.name <> 'dtproperties'
> order by tablename,colorder
> Summer S. Wilson ICQ 26835530
> Programmer/Analyst I, EIT TCE
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