Posted on 2004-04-01
I have a question using the Oracle built in package DBMS_LOCK. This package is being used
to take out a lock against a lock name.
I was wondering if there is anyway of checking if a lock has been applied without actually
trying to lock the object again. Basically I want to say - here is a lock name, has it
been applied by anyone?
I have tried using some DBA view such as DBMS_LOCK, however,I wanted to use something that
would show information about the name of the lock being used and not just give me process id's.