Re: PL/SQL and Bind Variables / Literals

From: Adam Musch <>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 21:18:34 -0500
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Well, there's DBMS_SQL.PARSE. And hints. And cursor_sharing=similar with histograms.

Execute immediate's far more convenient if it won't trash the shared pool.

Adam Musch

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 8:19 PM, Thomas Roach <> wrote:

> Hi Group,
> I am looking at options on forcing Oracle to use literals inside of a
> PL/SQL package. I have a bind variable peeking issue that is causing a
> cached execution plan that doesn't work well for all scenarios. To get
> around this (and since the query is executed only a handful of times), I
> want to force the query to use literals inside of PL/SQL. One option I
> thought of is to use execute immediate. I was wondering if anyone had any
> ideas or thoughts if there is a better way to do this.
> Thanks,
> Tom

Adam Musch

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