53.85. pg_rules

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

Table 53.86. 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.