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Re: Usefulness of DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE?

From: Sybrand Bakker <postbus_at_sybrandb.demon.nl>
Date: Sat, 06 Jul 2002 07:31:13 +0200
Message-ID: <o20diucvc1s3ss0ofge81m2l1uas5gb2lf@4ax.com>


On 5 Jul 2002 21:48:14 -0700, ramon_at_conexus.net (Ramon F Herrera) wrote:

>Being a C programmer, I am accustomed to the 'printf' statement
>having 2 different purposes:
>
> - interactive debugging
> - returning some value(s) to the calling program.
>
>What about the DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE utility?
>Is is used only to display stuff from SQL*PLUS,
>and therefore limited to interactive sessions?
>
>OR
>
>DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE is really flexible (like 'printf')
>and it can be use, for instance to return some value
>from a stored procedure to a remote Java client?
>
>TIA,
>
>-Ramon F. Herrera

The answer is a).
What do I get know as reward,for answering such an obvious question?

Regards

Sybrand Bakker, Senior Oracle DBA

To reply remove -verwijderdit from my e-mail address Received on Sat Jul 06 2002 - 00:31:13 CDT

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