Ühel kenal päeval, R, 2007-03-09 kell 15:41, kirjutas Jim Nasby:
> On Mar 9, 2007, at 3:31 AM, Zeugswetter Andreas ADI SD wrote:
> >>> Since partition is inheritance-based, a simple DROP or  "NO
> >>> will do the job to deal with the partition. Do we want to reinvent
> >>> additional syntax when these are around and are documented?
> >>
> >> Well, if the syntax for adding a new partition eventually
> >> ends up as ALTER TABLE ADD PARTITION, then it would make more
> >> sense that you remove a partition via ALTER TABLE DROP PARTITION.
> >
> > But DROP PARTITION usually moves the data from this partition to other
> > partitions,
> > so it is something different.
> It does? IIRC every partitioning system I've seen DROP PARTITION  
> drops the data as well. It's up to you to move it somewhere else if  
> you want to keep it.

Will this proposed DROP PARTITION just disassociate the table from the
master, or will it actually drop the partitions table from the whole
database ?

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