PLS-908 Error When Objects Are Accessed Across a DBLink (Doc ID 824951.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Calling a remote stored procedure (10.2.0.x) from an 11.1.0.7 database server using a database link fails with the following error stack:

ORA-4052: error occurred when looking up remote object <remote package>@<dblink>
ORA-6541: PL/SQL: compilation error - compilation aborted
ORA-6553: PLS-908: The stored format of <remote package>@<dblink> is not supported by this release

The same procedure called from a 10.2.0.4 database works successfully.

Cause

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