DROP DIRECTORY v10

Name

DROP DIRECTORY -- remove a directory alias for a file system directory path.

Synopsis

DROP DIRECTORY <name>

Description

DROP DIRECTORY drops an existing alias for a file system directory path that was created with the CREATE DIRECTORY command. To execute this command you must be a superuser.

When a directory alias is deleted, the corresponding physical file system directory is not affected. The file system directory must be deleted using the appropriate operating system commands.

Parameters

name

The name of a directory alias to be removed.

Examples

Remove the directory alias named empdir:

DROP DIRECTORY empdir;

See Also

CREATE DIRECTORY