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DROP SCHEMA -- remove a schema
DROP SCHEMA name [, ...] [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]
The name of a schema.
Automatically drop objects (tables, functions, etc)
that are contained in the schema.
Refuse to drop the schema if it contains any objects.
This is the default.
- DROP SCHEMA
The message returned if the schema is successfully
- ERROR: Schema "name" does not exist
This message occurs if the specified schema does not
DROP SCHEMA removes schemas from the
A schema can only be dropped by its owner or a superuser. Note
that the owner can drop the schema (and thereby all contained
objects) even if he does not own some of the objects within the
Refer to the CREATE SCHEMA
statement for information on how to create a schema.
To remove schema mystuff from the
database, along with everything it contains:
DROP SCHEMA mystuff CASCADE;
DROP SCHEMA is fully compatible
with SQL92, except that the
standard only allows one schema to be dropped per command.