RE: Ouch .... dbms_utility.format_call_stack in 11.2

From: Chitale, Hemant Krishnarao <>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 10:55:14 +0800
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I can't test this right now ............  

but just wondering .... what requirements OR prior experiences led you to want to test running format_call_stack 10,000 times in a tight loop ?     

Hemant K Chitale

[] On Behalf Of Connor McDonald Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 10:50 AM
Subject: Ouch .... dbms_utility.format_call_stack in 11.2  

SQL> connect scott/tiger_at_db11202


SQL> select * from v$version;


Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit Production

PL/SQL Release - Production

CORE Production

TNS for IBM/AIX RISC System/6000: Version - Production

NLSRTL Version - Production

SQL> set timing on

SQL> declare

  2 x varchar2(1000);

  3 begin

  4 for i in 1 .. 10000 loop

  5 x := dbms_utility.format_call_stack;

  6 end loop;

  7 end;

  8 /

PL/SQL procedure successfully completed.

Elapsed: 00:00:03.31 <<======== !!!!!    

Do people see similar on their own platforms ?  



Connor McDonald

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