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DROP LANGUAGE(7) PostgreSQL 9.5.0 Documentation DROP LANGUAGE(7)
DROP_LANGUAGE - remove a procedural language
DROP [ PROCEDURAL ] LANGUAGE [ IF EXISTS ] name [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]
DROP LANGUAGE removes the definition of a previously registered
procedural language. You must be a superuser or the owner of the
language to use DROP LANGUAGE.
As of PostgreSQL 9.1, most procedural languages have been made into
"extensions", and should therefore be removed with DROP EXTENSION
(DROP_EXTENSION(7)) not DROP LANGUAGE.
Do not throw an error if the language does not exist. A notice is
issued in this case.
The name of an existing procedural language. For backward
compatibility, the name can be enclosed by single quotes.
Automatically drop objects that depend on the language (such as
functions in the language).
Refuse to drop the language if any objects depend on it. This is
This command removes the procedural language plsample:
DROP LANGUAGE plsample;
There is no DROP LANGUAGE statement in the SQL standard.
ALTER LANGUAGE (ALTER_LANGUAGE(7)), CREATE LANGUAGE
PostgreSQL 9.5.0 2016 DROP LANGUAGE(7)