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Unable to debug user defined types?

Follow / 21 Jan 2010 at 2:15pm

Hello,

code ran for years. Now for the first time I'm getting "No data found" and want to analyze what happens:

Defined type

Type intmaptable is table of integer index by binary_integer

declared local variable

fids             intmaptable;

wrote code

for i in fids.FIRST..fids.LAST loop

trying to add watch at 'fids' leads to

undeclared identifier

Any ideas, how to watch and inspect user defined types?

Yours

MatthiasG

Replies

  • Follow / 21 Jan 2010 at 2:51pm

    Hi Matthias,

    >> wrote code
    >> for i in fids.FIRST..fids.LAST loop

    >> trying to add watch at 'fids' leads to
    >> undeclared identifier
    >>
    >> Any ideas, how to watch and inspect user defined types?

    I think you have to copy them to a "normal" data type. It's been a while
    since I did any watching of variables and I'm pretty sure this is what I
    had to do using the DBMS_DEBUG system,

    The JDWP debugger might be different? Have you tried that one?

    Cheers,
    Norm. [TeamT]

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  • Follow / 21 Jan 2010 at 10:46pm

    >> >> wrote code
    >> >> for i in fids.FIRST..fids.LAST loop

    >> >> trying to add watch at 'fids' leads to
    >> >> undeclared identifier
    >> >>
    >> >> Any ideas, how to watch and inspect user defined types?

    >> I think you have to copy them to a "normal" data type.

    I generally create a record type, then copy the fetched value into the record
    variable. Toad has never had issues seeing the data in a record – as
    opposed to a table/array/multi-record/whatever-you-want-to-call-it.

    RAS

  • Follow / 21 Jan 2010 at 10:55pm

    It's actually not about Toad "seeing" the values...for all watches, we ask
    Oracle for the value using the dbms_debug.get_value call. Unfortunately, we can
    only show what Oracle will give us.

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  • Follow / 22 Jan 2010 at 1:17am

    >> It's actually not about Toad "seeing" the values

    Whether it’s limited functionality you are using (like dbms_debug vs the
    java debugger facility, or whatever reason…

    However you’d like to explain it, I can see those values just fine in Toad
    ;)

    Roger S.