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Oracle Create Package body syntax error

Posted on 2011-03-19
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I want to create a scheduled Job in Oracle 11g that will copy data from a source table to a destination identical table so that both remains in sync.

But before copying I need to make sure that the source table is non-empty.

The merge command gives problem as there is no promary key on the table and I do not know how to merge without the primary key (Because cannot specify the field value in the merge "on" clause.

However I try to create this package body but getting error. Cannot find where the syntax is wrong.
CREATE OR REPLACE PACKAGE BODY MYPKG IS
PROCEDURE LOAD_AA_DATA AS
 DECLARE TOT_ROWS NUMBER;

 BEGIN
    
DECLARE TOT_ROWS NUMBER;

SELECT COUNT(*) INTO TOT_ROWS FROM MYTAB;
IF 
  TOT_ROWS > 399000
  THEN 
    (
    DELETE FROM MYTAB;
    INSERT INTO MYTAB SELECT * FROM other_schema.MYTAB;
    COMMIT;
    )
END IF;

END;
END;

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 238 total points
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you have this line 2 times:
DECLARE TOT_ROWS NUMBER;

remove the second line,

otherwise, please specify the error you get.
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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There is no 'declare' inside a procedure.

You also try to create a variable gain after the begin.

Also there are no parans in pl/sql that you have in the if statement.
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by:toooki
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Yes it worked. Thanks.
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