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NAME

       DROP RULE - remove a rewrite rule

SYNOPSIS

       DROP RULE [ IF EXISTS ] name ON relation [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]

DESCRIPTION

       DROP RULE drops a rewrite rule.

PARAMETERS

       IF EXISTS
              Do  not  throw  an error if the rule does not exist. A notice is
              issued in this case.

       name   The name of the rule to drop.

       relation
              The name (optionally schema-qualified) of the table or view that
              the rule applies to.

       CASCADE
              Automatically drop objects that depend on the rule.

       RESTRICT
              Refuse to drop the rule if any objects depend on it. This is the
              default.

EXAMPLES

       To drop the rewrite rule newrule:

       DROP RULE newrule ON mytable;

COMPATIBILITY

       There is no DROP RULE statement in the SQL standard.

SEE ALSO

       CREATE RULE [create_rule(7)]