How to get dbms_output to print line before the end of the procedure?

begin dbms_output.put_line(‘Kilroy1’); dbms_lock.sleep(1); dbms_output.put_line(‘Kilroy2’); dbms_lock.sleep(1); dbms_output.put_line(‘Kilroy3’); dbms_lock.sleep(1); dbms_output.put_line(‘Kilroy4’); dbms_lock.sleep(1); dbms_output.put_line(‘Kilroy5’); dbms_lock.sleep(1); end; / You wait five seconds, then get the output. This is the way it works with dbms_output. Now I try a new trick The output does not wait the end. There was a trick I wrote in 2007 using utl_file, but it was […]

better than CTAS

SQL> create table t1(x number primary key); Table created. SQL> desc t1 Name Null? Type ———————– ——– —————- X NOT NULL NUMBER SQL> create table t2 as select * from t1; Table created. SQL> desc t2 Name Null? Type ———————– ——– —————- X NUMBER The table T2 has the column X, but not the constraint […]

ora-984 and sqlerrm

What’s wrong with this code ? Connected to: Oracle9i Enterprise Edition Release 9.2.0.8.0 – 64bit Production With the Partitioning option JServer Release 9.2.0.8.0 – Production SQL> drop table lsc_t ; Table dropped. SQL> create table lsc_t (x varchar2(255), y date); Table created. SQL> begin 2 null; 3 exception when others then 4 insert into lsc_t […]

clob hello world

write to a clob SQL> var x clob SQL> begin 2 dbms_lob.createtemporary(:x,true); 3 dbms_lob.writeappend(:x,12,’Hello World!’); 4 end; 5 / PL/SQL procedure successfully completed. SQL> print x X ————————————————– Hello World! read from a clob SQL> var c varchar2(10) SQL> var n number SQL> exec :n := 5 /* read 5 characters, if possible */ PL/SQL […]