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E-AE/PC: Using /* */ Comment in GetSQL()/SQLExec() PeopleCode Function Results in "ORA-24334: no descriptor for this position" Error (Doc ID 2807636.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.58 to 8.59 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Sample site is on PeopleTools (PT) 8.58.13. A custom application engine (AE) program's PeopleCode uses the GetSQL() PeopleCode function.
The following error is seen in the Application engine log if the SQL statement contains a "/* */" comment.

Steps to replicate:

1. Open AEMINITEST, or create a simple AE program with a PeopleCode Action.
2. Add a GetSQL() or SQLExec("SELECT 'x' /*, comments */ from dual;", &s) statement.
3. Run the AE program, and observe the error above in the AE log file.




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