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ALTER TYPE

Name

ALTER TYPE  --  change the definition of a type

Synopsis

ALTER TYPE name OWNER TO new_owner 
  

Description

ALTER TYPE changes the definition of an existing type. The only currently available capability is changing the owner of a type.

Parameters

name

The name (possibly schema-qualified) of an existing type to alter.

new_owner

The user name of the new owner of the type. You must be a superuser to change a type's owner.

Examples

To change the owner of the user-defined type email to joe:

ALTER TYPE email OWNER TO joe;
   

Compatibility

There is no ALTER TYPE statement in the SQL standard.