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JetDeleteTable Function

Windows

Last modified: January 09, 2012

Applies to: Windows | Windows Server

The JetDeleteTable function deletes a table in an ESE database.

JET_ERR JET_API JetDeleteTable(
  __in          JET_SESID sesid,
  __in          JET_DBID dbid,
  __in          const tchar* szTableName
);

Parameters

sesid

The database session context to use for the API call.

dbid

The database identifier to use for the API call.

szTableName

The name of the table to delete.

Return Value

This function returns the JET_ERR datatype with one of the following return codes. For more information about the possible ESE errors, see Extensible Storage Engine Errors and Error Handling Parameters.

Return code

Description

JET_errSuccess

The operation completed successfully.

JET_errTableInUse

An attempt was made to delete a table while another session has an open table ID (JET_TABLEID) with JetOpenTable or JetDupCursor.

JET_errCannotDeletetemporary table

An attempt was made to delete a temporary table. A temporary table is automatically deleted when it is closed with JetCloseTable.

JET_errCannotDeleteTemplateTable

An attempt was made to delete a template table, that is, a table from which DDL can be inherited.

Requirements

Client

Requires Windows Vista, Windows XP, or Windows 2000 Professional.

Server

Requires Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, or Windows 2000 Server.

Header

Declared in Esent.h.

Library

Use ESENT.lib.

DLL

Requires ESENT.dll.

Unicode

Implemented as JetDeleteTableW (Unicode) and JetDeleteTableA (ANSI).

See Also

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