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How can you tell if a table has a sequence associated?

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I have numerous tables that I created sequences for and now want to ensure the sequences are in place...how do you check for this?

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you cannot. there is no dictionary indication in oracle for this.
you could check if there is a trigger on the table using a sequence, or some stored procedure doing the inserts while using the sequence, but it could be as well the client application itself.
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very surprized that you can't review all code within a db...thx
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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you can "look" at all the code of the views, triggers, procedures etc:
select * from dba_code

however, to "analyse" it to find out if there is a insert/update using a given sequence on a given table is VERY far from trivial. peanuts for the human reader, but using some "code" to "understand" the code ...
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