Re: Dependency tree of packages/procedures and functions

  • From: "Mark J. Bobak" <mark@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: GLeonard@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 10:41:29 -0500

To borrow a phrase from Tom Kyte, "Repeat after me:  Packages break the
dependency chain!"  In other words, if you package all your functions
and procedures, the dependency chain is easy.  The steps are:
1.)  Compile all package specs.
2.)  Compile all package bodies.
That's it, you're done.  No recursive relationships, no cases of a
single function or package invalidating dozens of other objects.....

Hope that helps,

-Mark

On Tue, 2005-01-11 at 03:34, Leonard, George wrote:

> Hi all
> 
> Hope you can help.
> 
> As with all big projects our developers forgot to listen to us when we
> asked them to keep a dependency tree what calls what.
> 
> Now we are busy going into pre-prod etc and get asked to move Package A,
> doing this nicely goes and breaks half the world down the line,
> 
> I would like to run something against the database (packages, procedures
> and functions) to generate a dependency list.
> 
> Any ideas what is out there that can do this (freeware prepared), any
> output acceptable.
> 
> George
> =20________________________________________________
> George Leonard
> Oracle Database Administrator
> New Dawn Technologies @ Wesbank
> E-mail:gleonard@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> =20
> You Have The Obligation to Inform One Honestly of the risk, And As a
> Person
> You Are Committed to Educate Yourself to the Total Risk In Any Activity!
> Once Informed & Totally Aware of the Risk,
> Every Fool Has the Right to Kill or Injure Themselves as They See Fit!
> =20
> 
> _________________________________________________________________________=
> __________________________
> 
> 
> The views expressed in this email are, unless otherwise stated, those of =
> the author and not those
> of the FirstRand Banking Group an Authorised Financial Service Provider o=
> r its management.
> The information in this e-mail is confidential and is intended solely for=
> =20the addressee.
> Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised.
> If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribut=
> ion or any action taken or=20
> omitted in reliance on this, is prohibited and may be unlawful.
> Whilst all reasonable steps are taken to ensure the accuracy and integrit=
> y of information and data=20
> transmitted electronically and to preserve the confidentiality thereof, n=
> o liability or=20
> responsibility whatsoever is accepted if information or data is, for what=
> ever reason, corrupted=20
> or does not reach its intended destination.
> 
> =20                              ________________________________
> --
> //www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l

--
Mark J. Bobak
mark@xxxxxxxxx
"Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts."  --Richard P.
Feynman


--
//www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l

Other related posts: