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DEALLOCATE

Name

DEALLOCATE  --  remove a prepared query

Synopsis

   DEALLOCATE [ PREPARE ] plan_name
  

Inputs

PREPARE

This keyword is ignored.

plan_name

The name of the prepared query to remove.

Outputs

DEALLOCATE

The prepared query was removed successfully.

Description

DEALLOCATE is used to remove a previously prepared query. If you do not explicitly DEALLOCATE a prepared query, it is removed when the session ends.

For more information on prepared queries, see PREPARE.

Compatibility

SQL92

SQL92 includes a DEALLOCATE statement, but it is only for use in embedded SQL clients.