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Re: "if exists" in clause
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: October 03, 2020 01:03PM

> this doesn't permit me to test if the index exists
> before executing the code to drop it

As Jon says, you can query information_schema for that info.

Or more simply, execute the drop index cmd unconditionally and ignore an "index does not exist" error if it occurs.

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