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Databases - Practical PostgreSQL
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DROP SEQUENCE

Name

DROP SEQUENCE -- Removes a sequence from a database.

Synopsis

DROP SEQUENCE 
name
 [, ...]

Parameters

name

The name of the sequence you wish to permanently remove. You may drop multiple sequences by specifying their names in a comma-delimited list.

Results

DROP

The message returned when a sequence is successfully dropped.

ERROR: sequence " name " does not exist

The error returned if the specified sequence name does not exist.

Description

Use the DROP SEQUENCE command to remove a sequence number generator from a database.

Example

The following example removes a sequence named shipments_ship_id_seq from the database:

booktown=# 
DROP SEQUENCE shipments_ship_id_seq;

DROP
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