Re: REF CURSOR
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 11:50:19 -0700 (PDT)
On Mar 27, 9:58 am, "ame..._at_iwc.net" <ame..._at_iwc.net> wrote:
> Ok, this is probably a dumb question, but, I have this code:
> CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE cj_trials_log (
> p_newsletter_id NUMBER,
> p_conversion_date VARCHAR2,
> p_data OUT REF_CRS) IS
> TYPE ref_crs IS REF CURSOR;
> I think it is upset because I use the REF_CRS before it is defined.
I'm doing my best to be civil ... and, yes, it IS 'upset' because of your coding practices.
> But how can you do this in a procedure?
You don't outside of a package.
> Since the parameter
> declaration comes first?
This is one reason there are packages, as well as procedures. Declare this in the package, then use it in the packaged procedire, it's fairly simple.
> Do you create a public type? I'm not sure
> how to do that......
You also can't search the newsgroup for "ref cursor" and see what you find? Is it THAT difficult to use a search engine???
David Fitzjarrell Received on Fri Mar 27 2009 - 13:50:19 CDT