delete cascade

I'm trying to add delete cascade to an already-existing table via ISQL.  I'm
getting a syntax error:

alter table carrier on delete cascade;
Error = syntax error near 'on'

Should I be able to do this?

I'm running on Windows 2000 Pro, SQLAnywhere 5.5.03, using DBENG50.EXE.




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Jim
2/7/2001 6:20:22 AM
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It should be something like:
alter table carrier drop foreign key fk1
alter table carrier add foreign key fk1 references ... etc ... on delete
cascade
Then when the row in the fk1 table is deleted the row in the "carrier" table
will be deleted also.
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Jim <JimFennacy@bigfoot.com> wrote in message
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> I'm trying to add delete cascade to an already-existing table via ISQL.
I'm
> getting a syntax error:
>
> alter table carrier on delete cascade;
> Error = syntax error near 'on'
>
> Should I be able to do this?
>
> I'm running on Windows 2000 Pro, SQLAnywhere 5.5.03, using DBENG50.EXE.
>
>
>
>


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Steve
2/7/2001 11:00:01 AM
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