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HowTo: Show recursive dependencies and reverse: which objects are dependent of ... (Doc ID 756350.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 7.3.4 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-Jun-2016***


In a number of cases you want to know the (recursive) dependencies of an object, for example:
- which object did trigger recompilation of the object in question
- which object does prevent compilation of the object in question (example datadictionary object in wrong schema)
- ...

A question might be which objects are dependent of a specific object (reverse of dependencies overview), for example:
- which objects will become invalid if specific object is dropped
- what is the dependency chain pointing to this specific object
- ...


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