52.83. pg_rules

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

Table 52.84. pg_rules Columns

Column Type


schemaname name (references pg_namespace . nspname )

Name of schema containing table

tablename name (references pg_class . relname )

Name of table the rule is for

rulename name (references 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 and materialized views; those can be seen in pg_views and pg_matviews .