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Database Developer Guide (API Version 2012-12-01)

CURRENT_SCHEMAS

Returns an array of the names of any schemas in the current search path. The current search path is defined in the search_path parameter.

Syntax

Note

This is a leader-node function. This function returns an error if it references a user-created table, an STL or STV system table, or an SVV or SVL system view.

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current_schemas(include_implicit)

Argument

include_implicit

If true, specifies that the search path should include any implicitly included system schemas. Valid values are true and false. Typically, if true, this parameter returns the pg_catalog schema in addition to the current schema.

Return Type

Returns a CHAR or VARCHAR string.

Examples

The following example returns the names of the schemas in the current search path, not including implicitly included system schemas:

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select current_schemas(false); current_schemas ----------------- {public} (1 row)

The following example returns the names of the schemas in the current search path, including implicitly included system schemas:

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select current_schemas(true); current_schemas --------------------- {pg_catalog,public} (1 row)