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Re: Data types

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: Jonel Rienton <jonel(at)rientongroup(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Data types
Date: 2005-12-30 19:06:30
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On Fri, Dec 30, 2005 at 12:57:57PM -0600, Jonel Rienton wrote:
> Does Postgres store all the possible column datatypes somewhere in its
> system tables?  Like int8, int4, character varying, etc. I'm trying to write
> another GUI client that can list all the database objects in Postgres.

See "System Catalogs" in the documentation; here's a link to the
latest version:

You might also want to check out the Information Schema, which is
defined in the SQL standard.

Michael Fuhr

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