DO — execute an anonymous code block
DO [ LANGUAGE
DO executes an anonymous code block, or in other
words a transient anonymous function in a procedural language.
The code block is treated as though it were the body of a function
with no parameters, returning
void. It is parsed and
executed a single time.
LANGUAGE clause can be written either
before or after the code block.
The procedural language code to be executed. This must be specified as a string literal, just as in
CREATE FUNCTION. Use of a dollar-quoted literal is recommended.
The name of the procedural language the code is written in. If omitted, the default is
The procedural language to be used must already have been installed
into the current database by means of
plpgsql is installed by default, but other languages are not.
The user must have
USAGE privilege for the procedural
language, or must be a superuser if the language is untrusted.
This is the same privilege requirement as for creating a function
in the language.
Grant all privileges on all views in schema
DO $$DECLARE r record; BEGIN FOR r IN SELECT table_schema, table_name FROM information_schema.tables WHERE table_type = 'VIEW' AND table_schema = 'public' LOOP EXECUTE 'GRANT ALL ON ' || quote_ident(r.table_schema) || '.' || quote_ident(r.table_name) || ' TO webuser'; END LOOP; END$$;
There is no
DO statement in the SQL standard.