Oracle Grant Permissions on a Package

Posted on 2008-10-10
Last Modified: 2013-12-19

If I have created a package 'A' and I need to grant the following permissions on 'A' to a role 'R' how do I write this in SQL, the persmissions I need are..

1) Drop both package body and header.
2) Allow Compile.
3) Execute permissions.
4) Change the package code.

Thanks Ian

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Shaju Kumbalath earned 500 total points
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For droping the package of others schema   the role  should have a  DROP ANY PROCEDURE system  privilege.
for compile and exeting the package the role should have execute and debug and execute object privilege on that object
Grant execute,debug on A to R
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The above comment is correct.  I wish to throw in a professional observation that granting such system-level privileges is a security violation in many shops -- especially when you want to give someone other than the data (schema) owner permission to change DDL.  Please, please reconsider your "need" to be so lax.
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Agreed in a working (BUAT/live) environment you would not want to grant these privileges however I am setting up a development environment for a offshore resource who may need to alter, drop, and compile...

Thanks Ian

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"For droping the package of others schema   the role  should have a  DROP ANY PROCEDURE system  privilege." - Is it possible just to grant drop privileges on a single package..?

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