DROP SEQUENCE

DROP SEQUENCE

Name

DROP SEQUENCE  --  remove a sequence

Synopsis

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

  

Inputs

name

The name (optionally schema-qualified) of a sequence.

CASCADE

Automatically drop objects that depend on the sequence.

RESTRICT

Refuse to drop the sequence if there are any dependent objects. This is the default.

Outputs

DROP SEQUENCE

The message returned if the sequence is successfully dropped.

ERROR: sequence "name" does not exist

This message occurs if the specified sequence does not exist.

Description

DROP SEQUENCE removes sequence number generators from the data base. With the current implementation of sequences as special tables it works just like the DROP TABLE statement.

Notes

The DROP SEQUENCE statement is a PostgreSQL language extension.

Refer to the CREATE SEQUENCE statement for information on how to create a sequence.

Usage

To remove sequence serial from database:

DROP SEQUENCE serial;
   

Compatibility

SQL92

There is no DROP SEQUENCE in SQL92.

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