51.6. pg_attrdef

The catalog pg_attrdef stores column default values. The main information about columns is stored in pg_attribute . Only columns for which a default value has been explicitly set will have an entry here.

Table 51.6. pg_attrdef Columns

Name Type References Description
oid oid Row identifier
adrelid oid pg_class .oid The table this column belongs to
adnum int2 pg_attribute .attnum The number of the column
adbin pg_node_tree The column default value, in nodeToString() representation. Use pg_get_expr(adbin, adrelid) to convert it to an SQL expression.