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Re: drop a table from non-public schema

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: P Kapat <kap4lin(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: drop a table from non-public schema
Date: 2009-04-07 15:16:14
Message-ID: 3065.1239117374@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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P Kapat <kap4lin(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> Thanks for the reply Tom:
> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 9:46 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> P Kapat <kap4lin(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> How to drop a table which is part of a non-public schema?
> drop table myschema.mytable does not work.
>> 
>> Sure it does. I speculate that you might be running into permissions
>> or case-folding issues. What error message are you getting exactly?

> None. The sequence of cmds are:

> $ psql -h remotehost -d myuser -U myuser -W
> password:

> myuser=# \dt myschema.*
>           List of relations
>   Schema  |  Name   | Type  | Owner
> ----------+---------+-------+--------
>  myschema | mytable | table | myuser
> (1 row)

> myuser-# drop table myschema.mytable
> myuser-# \dt myschema.*
>           List of relations
>   Schema  |  Name   | Type  | Owner
> ----------+---------+-------+--------
>  myschema | mytable | table | myuser
> (1 row)

> myuser-# DROP TABLE myschema.mytable
> myuser-# \dt myschema.*
>           List of relations
>   Schema  |  Name   | Type  | Owner
> ----------+---------+-------+--------
>  myschema | mytable | table | myuser
> (1 row)

You seem to have forgotten to enter a semicolon to terminate the
SQL command ...

			regards, tom lane

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