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Wrapped PL/SQL Package Fails to Compile with PLS-00801 internal error [Unexpected fragile external reference.] (Doc ID 1300701.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 12, 2019

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-Dec-2013***


After upgrading to, PL/SQL wrapped packages fail to compile with error PLS-00801 internal error [Unexpected fragile external reference.] 

The same package compiled successfully on


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