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Compiling a 12c Form Results in "Error 801 Internal Error [Unexpected fragile external reference]" (Doc ID 2137262.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to compile a form in Forms 12c, the following error occurs:

Error 801 at line1, column 1 Internal error [Unexpected fragile external reference.]

 
The error occurs when inside a package body, defined in the form module, a program unit opens a cursor defined in its package specification.

The same form module compiles successfully in Oracle Forms 11g and 10g.

Changes

 Upgraded forms from 10gR2 to 12c.

Cause

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