Section: SQL Commands (7) Updated: 2011-03-15 Local index
DROP SEQUENCE - remove a sequence
DROP SEQUENCE [ IF EXISTS ] name [, ...] [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]
DROP SEQUENCE removes sequence number
generators. A sequence can only be dropped by its owner or a superuser.
- IF EXISTS
Do not throw an error if the sequence does not exist. A notice is issued
in this case.
The name (optionally schema-qualified) of a sequence.
Automatically drop objects that depend on the sequence.
Refuse to drop the sequence if any objects depend on it. This
is the default.
To remove the sequence serial:
DROP SEQUENCE serial;
DROP SEQUENCE conforms to the SQL
standard, except that the standard only allows one
sequence to be dropped per command, and apart from the
IF EXISTS option, which is a PostgreSQL
CREATE SEQUENCE [create_sequence(7)], ALTER SEQUENCE [alter_sequence(7)]
- SEE ALSO
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Time: 22:00:56 GMT, April 16, 2011