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31.38. usage_privileges

The view usage_privileges is meant to identify USAGE privileges granted on various kinds of objects to the current user or by the current user. In PostgreSQL, this currently only applies to domains, and since domains do not have real privileges in PostgreSQL, this view shows implicit USAGE privileges granted to PUBLIC for all domains. In the future, this view may contain more useful information.

Table 31-36. usage_privileges Columns

Name Data Type Description
grantor sql_identifier Currently set to the name of the owner of the object
grantee sql_identifier Currently always PUBLIC
object_catalog sql_identifier Name of the database containing the object (always the current database)
object_schema sql_identifier Name of the schema containing the object
object_name sql_identifier Name of the object
object_type character_data Currently always DOMAIN
privilege_type character_data Always USAGE
is_grantable character_data Currently always NO

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