How to get a list of table names for a database via ODBC in Windows using mxODBC/python?

Dennis Lee Bieber wlfraed at ix.netcom.com
Mon Oct 7 00:42:01 CEST 2002


Chris Humphries fed this fish to the penguins on Sunday 06 October 2002 
11:28 am:

> pg_tables for postgresql.
> 
> something like this:
> 
> "select tablename from pg_tables where tablename !~ '^pg_'"
>

        Of course, MySQL decides to be strange... "show tables"; there doesn't 
seem to be a master index of tables in a database other than what MySQL 
finds in scanning the database directory.

        Haven't found what you'd use with M$ SQL Server...

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