Calling Recompiled Package from JDBC Fails with ORA-04068 Error
Last updated on JULY 07, 2017
Applies to:JDBC - Version 18.104.22.168 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The JDBC application reports one of the following errors when trying to execute stored procedures:
java.sql.SQLException: ORA-04068: existing state of packages has been discarded ORA-04061: existing state of package body "xxxxx.xxxxxx" has been invalidated ORA-04065: not executed, altered or dropped package body "xxxxx.xxxxxx" ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called ORA-06512: at line 1
The JDBC connections are managed by a connection pool as is typically done in an application server deployed application such as a Web application.
Stored packages such as PL/SQL packages were recently altered on the database the JDBC application is connecting to.
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