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The PostgreSQL 9.0 Reference Manual - Volume 1B - SQL Command Reference
by The PostgreSQL Global Development Group
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1.91 DROP RULE

Name

DROP RULE -- remove a rewrite rule

Synopsis

DROP RULE [ IF EXISTS ] name ON table [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]

Description

DROP RULE drops a rewrite rule.

Parameters

IF EXISTS
Do not throw an error if the rule does not exist. A notice is issued in this case.
name
The name of the rule to drop.
table
The name (optionally schema-qualified) of the table or view that the rule applies to.
CASCADE
Automatically drop objects that depend on the rule.
RESTRICT
Refuse to drop the rule if any objects depend on it. This is the default.

Examples

To drop the rewrite rule newrule:

DROP RULE newrule ON mytable;

Compatibility

There is no DROP RULE statement in the SQL standard.

See Also

CREATE RULE

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