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table rebuild - what happens to synonyms?

table rebuild - what happens to synonyms?

table rebuild - what happens to synonyms?

(OP)
Hi,
We have severe problems with some of our tables having reached nearly 200 extents, so I am having to do an urgent rebuild. My method is:
unload data using sql command unload table to file
                              select * from table;
dbchema on the table to gather index/grants info.
drop/rename existing table
recreate with new initial and next extents
dbload data back in.

(I really want a new initial extent, hence not using onunload/onload)

My problem is that dbschema does not cope with synonyms - if I have synonyms created in a different database within the same informix server which reference the table to be dropped for instance.
Are there any tables in sysmaster database which show all synonyms created against a table, regardless of the database it resides in? Or is there any other way in which I can ensure I have all synonyms before I drop the table and lose all synonyms associated?

Thank you!

RE: table rebuild - what happens to synonyms?

(OP)
Haha! I have answered my own question - you can use "dbschema -s all" against all other databases in a server for relevant tables and this will produce the sql statements to recreate synonyms.
  

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