Oracle PL/SQL Language Pocket Reference

Errata for Oracle PL/SQL Language Pocket Reference

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 10
The heading of the 3rd column in the table at the center of the page

did read: Oracle RDNMS Datatype Now reads: Oracle RDBMS Datatype

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2001
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Page 13

The 2nd sentence in the 2nd paragraph did read: "For variable-length character sets (like JA16SJIS), the length specification is in bytes; for fixed-length character sets, the it is in characters." Now reads: "For variable-length character sets (like JA16SJIS), the length specification is in bytes. For fixed-length character sets, the specification is in characters."

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2001
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Page 20

At the bottom of the page, the code used to read: "[cursor_name | SELECT statement]" It now reads: "[cursor_name | (SELECT statement)]"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 60
Replaced the package example with the following

CREATE OR REPLACE PACKAGE time_pkg IS FUNCTION GetTimestamp RETURN DATE; PRAGMA RESTRICT_REFERENCES (GetTimestamp, WNDS); PROCEDURE ResetTimestamp(inDate DATE DEFAULT SYSDATE); END time_pkg; CREATE OR REPLACE PACKAGE BODY time_pkg IS StartTimeStamp DATE := SYSDATE; -- StartTimeStamp is package data. FUNCTION GetTimestamp RETURN DATE IS BEGIN RETURN StartTimeStamp; END GetTimestamp; PROCEDURE ResetTimestamp(inDate DATE DEFAULT SYSDATE) IS BEGIN StartTimeStamp := inDate; END ResetTimestamp; END time_pkg;

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2001