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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)]