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Calling Windows Builtin Functions Using External Procedures Fails With ORA-28576 (Doc ID 217451.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2022

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)


Beginning with Oracle 9iR1 (9.0.1.X) RDBMS and higher on Windows Platform you may get an

is used (Compiler Option /Gz), then the ORA-28576 is raised.

To overcome this limitation a sort of "intermediate dll" which will be called by EXTPROC and loads the target library and executes the desired function. For every function used in combination with EXTPROC and declared as __stdcall there has to be a counterpart in the "intermediate dll"


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