DROP OWNED — remove database objects owned by a database role
DROP OWNED BY
[, ...] [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]
drops all the objects within the current database that are owned by one of the speciﬁed
roles. Any privileges granted to thegivenroles onobjects in the currentdatabaseandonsharedobjects
(databases, tablespaces) will also be revoked.
The name of a role whose objects will be dropped, and whose privileges will be revoked.
Automatically drop objects that depend on the affected objects.
Refuse to drop the objects owned by a role if any other database objects depend on one of the
affected objects. This is the default.
is often used to prepare for the removal of one or more roles. Because
only affects the objects in the current database, it is usually necessary to execute this command in
each database that contains objects owned by a role that is to be removed.
option might make the command recurse to objects owned by other users.
The REASSIGN OWNED command is an alternative that reassigns the ownership of all the database
objects owned by one or more roles. However,
does not deal with privileges for
Databases and tablespaces owned by the role(s) will not be removed.
See Section 20.4 for more discussion.
command is a PostgreSQL extension.