Explanation Of "ORA-04068: Existing State Of Packages Has Been Discarded" And "ORA-06508 PL/SQL: Could Not Find Program Unit Being Called" Errors
(Doc ID 418270.1)
Last updated on JUNE 20, 2022
Applies to:PL/SQL - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This bulletin should help explain the reasoning for an "ORA-04068: existing state of packages has been discarded" to appear along with scenarios of when it does and does NOT appear.
Using any two schemas (with privileges to execute a procedure in another schema) the following scenarios can be run to better understand when this error may appear.
When stepping through the different scenarios it is very important to pay close attention to which user is executing what code.
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