Drop a database from postgres

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in bash

type psql

\list or \l to list your database

terminate any connections by using the following command. example if databse named YourDatabase

select pg_terminate_backend(pid) from pg_stat_activity where datname=’YourDatabase’;

*use procid instead of pid for older versions of postgres

DROP DATABASE “YourDatabase”;

Now your database is gone.

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7073773/drop-postgresql-database-through-command-line for reference


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