43.6. pg_attrdef

The catalog pg_attrdef stores column default values. The main information about columns is stored in pg_attribute (see below). Only columns that explicitly specify a default value (when the table is created or the column is added) will have an entry here.

Table 43-6. pg_attrdef Columns

NameTypeReferencesDescription
adrelidoidpg_class.oidThe table this column belongs to
adnumint2pg_attribute.attnumThe number of the column
adbintext The internal representation of the column default value
adsrctext A human-readable representation of the default value
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