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NAME

DROP VIEW - remove a view

CONTENTS

Synopsis

SYNOPSIS

DROP VIEW name [, ...] [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]

DESCRIPTION

DROP VIEW drops an existing view. To execute this command you must be the owner of the view.

PARAMETERS

name The name (optionally schema-qualified) of the view to remove.
CASCADE
  Automatically drop objects that depend on the view (such as other views).
RESTRICT
  Refuse to drop the view if any objects depend on it. This is the default.

EXAMPLES

This command will remove the view called kinds:

DROP VIEW kinds;

COMPATIBILITY

This command conforms to the SQL standard, except that the standard only allows one view to be dropped per command.

SEE ALSO

CREATE VIEW [create_view(7)]


SQL - Language Statements DROP VIEW () 2010-12-14
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