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CURSOR_TYPE -- what is this?

Posted on 2013-01-25
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hi guys

I have my store procedure in oracle 11g

PROCEDURE CUSTOMER_SEARCH(results_cursor IN OUT CURSOR_TYPE
,status  in CUSTOMER.STATUS%Type                                   
    )
    AS
    sQuery VARCHAR2(5000);
    BEGIN
...

I want to know what does CURSOR_TYPE mean ?

thanks
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 325 total points
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if this is part of a package, you may find the definition of that type inside the package spec.
otherwise, you can check up the "TYPES" in your database to find it.
it will likely by a REF CURSOR, see this page for example:_
http://psoug.org/reference/ref_cursors.html
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