Tom Lane writes:
> My current thought is to add a section somewhere that describes these
> views, but where? I don't think it's quite right to document them
> under the System Catalogs chapter of the Developer's Guide, since
> they're all intended for use by ordinary users and dbadmins; the
> system itself doesn't use them. Thoughts?
The pg_stat-related views ought to become part of a new section that
describes that whole deal in the first place. If there is a lot to say it
could become a new chapter in the Admin Guide (perhaps "Monitoring...").
If there is only little to say it could be thrown into the big old "Server
The others could become part of a chapter in the User's Guide I've been
meaning to write on "schema creation", which would describe what tables,
views, contraints, and such are. A subsection on how to reverse engineer
the created schema would fit naturally.
Peter Eisentraut peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net http://funkturm.homeip.net/~peter
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