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Dropping an index?

Dropping an index?

Dropping an index?

When I run a statement to drop an index should I include the table_name??
DROP INDEX index_name ON table_name
or like this
DROP INDEX index_name

I have been receiving syntax errors for the first statement eventhough it seems more complete.
which one do I use?


RE: Dropping an index?

Thanks alot,
I am concerned that it may drop an index of the same name for a different table.
Or is it not a standard to have the same index name for other tables.


RE: Dropping an index?

Any index I create always has the following conventions:
tablename_idx1    ..2   ..3  etc

Dickie Bird

RE: Dropping an index?

I think the index name is unique throw the system. And I think this is part of standard SQL (core-92 and core-99).

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