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  1. #1
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    Aug 2004
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    Unanswered: Dropping User owning objects in db

    I would like to drop some users who have left the company from the database , However sybase doesnot allow me to drop users which own objects in a database.

    These tables are still needed so how to change ownership of these tables so that i can delete the user.

  2. #2
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    Aug 2004
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    select <oldowner>.<tablename> into <[dbo]|newowner>.<tablename>

    extract all syntaxes of the table's attached objects (triggers & indeces) and
    mod em to point to the new table then recompile

    drop table <oldowner>.<tablename>
    go

    sp_recompile <[dbo]|newowner>.<tablename>
    go

    if you haven't dropped the old table, manually recompile all stored procs reffering to the table. No, sp_recompile will not work until then.

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