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DBMS_METADATA_DIFF package for reporting the differences between two objects (Doc ID 2338100.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2020

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Purpose

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This document is intended to give some hand-on experience on a newly introduced PL/SQL package DBMS_METADATA_DIFF in 18c.

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The information in this document may be useful to Database Administrator and/or Developers.

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Details
 Concepts
 Displaying the comparison result in DDL format
 Displaying the comparison result in SXML format
 Displaying the comparison result in ALTER_XML format

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