Re: Function 'myfunc' may not be used in SQL
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2008 13:26:17 -0700
Kevin S wrote:
> I have created a simple function for use in an update statement. The
> fuction is
> FUNCTION myfnc(p1 IN t1.c1%TYPE)
> RETURN VARCHAR2
> IF p1 = 3 THEN
> RETURN 'A';
> RETURN 'B';
> END IF;
> END myfnc;
> I use it in a procedure which exists in the same package as the
> function as follows
> Update t1
> set c1 = myfnc(c2);
> I am getting Function 'myfunc' may not be used in SQL.
> There is no db manipulation going on and I have tried using
> PRAGMA RESTRICT_REFERENCES (myfnc, WNDS, WNPS, RNDS, RNPS);
> but to no avail.
> Any suggestions?
If the function is in a package then there is no function named myfnc. Try package_name.function_name.
-- Daniel A. Morgan Oracle Ace Director & Instructor University of Washington damorgan_at_x.washington.edu (replace x with u to respond) Puget Sound Oracle Users Group www.psoug.orgReceived on Tue Oct 07 2008 - 15:26:17 CDT