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NAME

       DROP_RULE - remove a rewrite rule

SYNOPSIS

       DROP RULE [ IF EXISTS ] name ON table [ 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.

       table
           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))