43.43. pg_rules

The view pg_rules provides access to useful information about query rewrite rules.

Table 43-43. pg_rules Columns

Name Type References Description
schemaname name pg_namespace .nspname Name of schema containing table
tablename name pg_class .relname Name of table the rule is for
rulename name pg_rewrite .rulename Name of rule
definition text   Rule definition (a reconstructed creation command)

The pg_rules view excludes the ON SELECT rules of views; those can be seen in pg_views .