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See Also:CREATE INDEXTYPE for more information on indextypes
The indextype must be in your own schema or you must have the
INDEXTYPE system privilege.
Specify the schema containing the indextype. If you omit
schema, then Oracle Database assumes the indextype is in your own schema.
Specify the name of the indextype to be dropped.
If any statistics types have been associated with indextype, then the database disassociates the statistics type from the indextype and drops any statistics that have been collected using the statistics type.
See Also:ASSOCIATE STATISTICS and DISASSOCIATE STATISTICS for more information on statistics associations
FORCE to drop the indextype even if the indextype is currently being referenced by one or more domain indexes. Oracle Database marks those domain indexes
FORCE, you cannot drop an indextype if any domain indexes reference the indextype.
Dropping an Indextype: Example The following statement drops the indextype
position_indextype, created in "Using Extensible Indexing", and marks
INVALID any domain indexes defined on this indextype:
DROP INDEXTYPE position_indextype FORCE;