Re: Oracle Trigger Late binding

From: Frank van Bortel <>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 20:33:56 +0200
Message-ID: <171cd$48079815$524b5c40$> wrote:
> On Apr 17, 7:32 am, Vabs <> wrote:

>> i want to use if(:new.column_name is not null) which works perfect...
>> however my problem is that i want to set this column_name as a run
>> time variable (as the table columns are not known to me)
>> I tried using a variable but oracle throws a PLS-00049 bad bind
>> variable error.
>> Please help...

> Why do you 'need' this? It seems like a bad idea to me; the :new
> and :old 'blocks' aren't available outside of a trigger which is
> written against a specific table (and you should know the columns for
> that table if you're writing a trigger against it).
> I really see no purpose in what you're asking.
> David Fitzjarrell

The Quest for the Universal Application? Received on Thu Apr 17 2008 - 13:33:56 CDT

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