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CONTINUE Statement not Completing Loop Correctly when used in a CURSOR FOR LOOP (Doc ID 813858.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version to [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Normally the statement CONTINUE immediately completes the current iteration of a loop and passes control to the next iteration of the loop.  But when it is executed in a CURSOR FOR LOOP and the initialization parameter PLSQL_OPTIMIZE_LEVEL is set to 2 (which is the default setting on 11G), it exits the loop.

The following sample code demonstrates the behavior:


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