Java Program Has Compilation Errors After Upgrade to JDBC Driver 11g

(Doc ID 443573.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

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


Some java programs fail to compile after upgrading to JDBC driver 11g. These programs did compile and run successfully with the JDBC 10g driver.

For example, the below code sample will fail to compile and give the following error:

import java.sql.*;
import oracle.jdbc.driver.*;

public class myjdbcapp
  public static void main(String[] args) throws SQLException
    DriverManager.registerDriver(new oracle.jdbc.OracleDriver());
    String url = "jdbc:oracle:thin:@server:port:orcl";
    String userName = "scott";
    String password = "tiger";
    Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection (url, userName, password);
    OracleCallableStatement myprocst  = (OracleCallableStatement)
    conn.prepareCall ("begin myproc(?); end;");
  // ...


The above program will fail with following  compiling error:

javac oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleCallableStatement is not public in oracle.jdbc.driver; cannot be accessed from outside package
    OracleCallableStatement myprocst  = (OracleCallableStatement)


Upgrade to 11g JDBC Driver.


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