How to list all sequences by psql with postgres?

All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.

I tried \ds didn’t get any relations data.

But I use SELECT * FROM information_schema.sequences; can get all the data.

Why doesn’t \ds work?

How to solve :

I know you bored from this bug, So we are here to help you! Take a deep breath and look at the explanation of your problem. We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first method because it is tested & true method that will 100% work for you.

Method 1

\ds without argument doesn’t show sequences that are not accessible through the current search_path, whereas information_schema.sequences ignores the search path.

On the other hand, information_schema.sequences won’t show sequences that the current user cannot actually use, whereas \ds won’t filter those out. According to the documentation:

Only those sequences are shown that the current user has access to (by
way of being the owner or having some privilege).

To see all sequences in psql, try:

\ds *.*

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
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