ALTER OPERATOR CLASS(7) SQL Commands ALTER OPERATOR CLASS(7)NAME
ALTER OPERATOR CLASS - change the definition of an operator class
ALTER OPERATOR CLASS name USING index_method RENAME TO newname
ALTER OPERATOR CLASS name USING index_method OWNER TO newowner
ALTER OPERATOR CLASS changes the definition of an operator class.
You must own the operator class to use ALTER OPERATOR CLASS. To alter
the owner, you must also be a direct or indirect member of the new own‐
ing role, and that role must have CREATE privilege on the operator
class's schema. (These restrictions enforce that altering the owner
doesn't do anything you couldn't do by dropping and recreating the
operator class. However, a superuser can alter ownership of any opera‐
tor class anyway.)
name The name (optionally schema-qualified) of an existing operator
The name of the index method this operator class is for.
The new name of the operator class.
The new owner of the operator class.
There is no ALTER OPERATOR CLASS statement in the SQL standard.
CREATE OPERATOR CLASS [create_operator_class(7)], DROP OPERATOR CLASS
[drop_operator_class(7)], ALTER OPERATOR FAMILY [alter_operator_fam‐
SQL - Language Statements 2013-10-08 ALTER OPERATOR CLASS(7)