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Re: Table and Field Schemas

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: Adam Ernst <adam1234(at)athenet(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Table and Field Schemas
Date: 2004-11-29 09:46:38
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Adam Ernst wrote:
> How can I get the table schema for a database or the field schema for a 
> table? I'm connected remotely via a socket, so I can't just dump it an 
> inspect the result.
> Even if I could just verify the existence of a table/field, that would 
> work.

If you start psql with the -E flag then \d etc will show the queries 
they send.

You might also want to consider looking at the information_schema schema 
which provides a standardised view of database structure.

   Richard Huxton
   Archonet Ltd

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