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how to drop hsql constraint

Renz Alexander
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Joined: Jun 11, 2010
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i've been searching from google for hours now but i still can't seem to find out how to delete an fk constraint in hsql. can anyone help

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well i figured it out after i just posted for those who wants to know first

"ALTER TABLE <tablename> DROP CONSTRAINT <constraintname>"

to find the constraint check for in the hsql db script with the

...
ALTER TABLE <tablename> ADD CONSTRAINT <constraintname>
...

this then remove the constraint and allows you to drop the column as normal

ALTER TABLE <tablename> DROP column <columnname>
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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