Re: Session PGA memory max exceeded 2 GB and crashes.

Nigel,


>> I bet that Norman's little proc is
>> - executing every row

Ok, this has been tested. (not quite on this table though).

I built a small function to return a number and taking a single
VARCHAR2 as an input parameter. I then put a call to
DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE in the function and called it in a similar manner
to the 'blow up' as in :

DELETE FROM test_table WHERE ID > function_call('UNUSED');

I only had one line of output and, as expected, zero rows were deleted
from my test table. The test table has a few thousand rows in it.

Oh well, more investigation is required.


Cheers,
norman.



Norman Dunbar.
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