Re: Passing queries from procedure call in a script ... possible?

From: joel garry <>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 10:56:57 -0700 (PDT)
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On Aug 16, 3:14 pm, "Dereck L. Dietz" <> wrote:
> Oracle
> Windows 2003 Server
> UPDATE_PROCEDURE will update the DATES_TABLE but could be updated from
> different sources.
> How do I make the UPDATE_PROCEDURE able to accept different data sets
> retrieved from different cursors when the UPDATE_PROCEDURE procedure is
> called from different SQL scripts.
> I'm not experienced with reference cursors so I'm not sure if what I'm
> trying to do can be done or not. Would it be reference cursors, cursor
> variables or what?
> This UPDATE_PROCEDURE will be a packaged procedure which could be called by
> different processes to update the same table. However, each process will
> have different tables which create the data set to use to update the
> Currently this is all done in scripts and, for each process, there is a
> duplication of code for the update of the DATES_TABLE.
> Can a cursor be passed from a procedure call in a script and if so, is there
> any examples anywhere around?
> Thanks.

Maybe and search for "silly question".


-- is bogus.
Well, I'll probably be doing the big upgrade that weekend anyways:
Received on Mon Aug 18 2008 - 12:56:57 CDT

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