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DROP TYPE

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

This statement is used to drop an TYPE from the database catalog.

// Drop a type
create.dropType("type").execute();

CASCADE

It is possible to supply a CASCADE or RESTRICT clause, explicitly

// Specify the CASCADE / RESTRICT clauses explicitly
create.dropType("type").cascade().execute();
create.dropType("type").restrict().execute();

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

dropType("t")

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

Aurora Postgres, CockroachDB, H2, Oracle, Postgres, YugabyteDB

DROP TYPE t

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, BigQuery, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Redshift, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, SQLite, Snowflake, Sybase, Teradata, Trino, Vertica

/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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