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From:Paul DuBois Date:June 2 2001 3:00am
Subject:Re: deceptively simple question
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At 2:17 PM -0400 6/1/01, Peter H. Burris wrote:
>I know that when it comes to deleting users from the user table, I could
>revoke all privileges and use an SQL 'delete from' command, but I wonder
>if there's an easier script/method for dropping a user?  I've been combing
>the manual for a couple days and while I can create users and grant/revoke
>privileges, simply deleting them has eluded me.

That's indeed how you do it.  REVOKE doesn't remove the account record
from the user table, so you must DELETE it explicitly to remove not
just the account's privileges, but the account itself as well.

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Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
deceptively simple questionPeter H. Burris1 Jun
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