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Re: Moving from MySQL to PGSQL....some questions

From: "Karl O(dot) Pinc" <kop(at)meme(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Moving from MySQL to PGSQL....some questions
Date: 2004-02-28 21:54:35
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> "Karam Chand" <karam_chand03(at)yahoo(dot)com> wrote in message
> news:20040225145704(dot)40397(dot)qmail(at)web60804(dot)mail(dot)yahoo(dot)com(dot)(dot)(dot)
> >
> > 5.) In MySQL, there are many command like show tables,
> > show databases etc. to get object details. I cant see
> > anything similar in PGSQL. After searching the net i
> > find that i have to execute certain queries to fetch
> > those queries. Is this the only way?

One easy way is to use the psql command line program
and the \d command.  It lists all your tables,
lists all the columns in a table, etc.

Karl <kop(at)meme(dot)com>
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                  -- Robert A. Heinlein

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