[PLUG] PSQL command to drop table from a databae

Mehul Ved mehul.n.ved at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 22:20:12 PDT 2010


On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 9:41 AM, Shreerang Patwardhan
<patwardhan.shreerang at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
>  I am trying the following command to drop a table from a postgresql
> database. It gives an error. Can anyone please rectify the command if it is
> wrong?
>
> *Command:*
> psql -h localhost -p 5433 -U postgres -d testdb -c DROP TABLE
> 11001_district_of_columbia_arealm
>
> *Error Message:*
> psql: warning: extra command-line argument "TABLE" ignored
> psql: warning: extra command-line argument
> "11001_district_of_columbia_arealm" ignored
> ERROR:  syntax error at end of input
> LINE 1: DROP
>                       ^

psql -h localhost -p 5433 -U postgres -d testdb -c "DROP TABLE
11001_district_of_columbia_arealm"
should work. Notice the ""



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