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getProcedureColumns MetaData no Longer Returns Element Data Type For PL/SQL Table Types (Doc ID 1265195.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2023

Applies to:

JDBC - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Prior to JDBC it was possible to look up stored procedure information using the getProcedureColumns method and determine the data type of the elements of a PL/SQL collection type used as a argument in a stored procedure.

The getProcedureColumns returned 2 rows for the column, one row indicating that the argument type is a collection, the next row indicating that what the collection element's data type is such as VARCHAR2, NUMBER, etc.



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