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Re: removing a DB??

From: Jens Hartwig <jhartwig(at)debis(dot)com>
To: bboett(at)erm1(dot)u-strasbg(dot)fr
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: removing a DB??
Date: 2000-11-27 11:34:38
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Hello Bruno,

you get a list of all available databases by issuing a query on

  select * from pg_database;

What do you mean with "internal DB's"?

Regards, Jens

Bruno Boettcher schrieb:
> hello,
> i have a nice command to create a db 'createdb', but hows when you want
> to get rid of a DB??  searched for a removedb script....
> Took me some time to read through the
> man page, find out how the command actually works, look up the SQL
> commands and find out that there's also a DROP DATABASE SQL-command...
> And then looking up that there'S really a dropdb command....
> would be really nice if in the man page there was a short ref, telling
> me about related commands.....
> Then the question arouse, if i can create and destroy databases from
> SQL, building my install script, it would be nice to test for the
> presence of a DB and in case of inexistence, create it on the fly.
> For this it would be nice if i could have found for each possible command
> in psql the SQL counterpart, notably, how to list all available DB's
> through SQL.
> BTW shouldn't \l display also the internal DB's ? If it would i could
> have searched for the right table....
> --
> ciao bboett
> ==============================================================
> bboett(at)earthling(dot)net
> ===============================================================
> the total amount of intelligence on earth is constant.
> human population is growing....

Herzliche Grüße, Jens Hartwig

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