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Oracle 11g rac, compiled package not current.

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we a 3 node rac cluster oracle 11g. when i compile a package, is it possible that one of the instance might still be holding an older version of the package executable? how can i check?
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No, that is impossible.
Package creation is a DDL statement. When DDL is performed on the package, the package will be locked until the operation is performed.
If the package (procedure/function) is executing on any RAC instances, you'll be unable to compile a new version of a package until it terminates.

If you still wish to verify it manually, to have a peace of mind then:
1)Connect directly to different instances as sysdba
2)Query dba_source.
Example:
select * from dba_source where owner = 'MYSCHEMA' AND NAME = 'MY_PACKAGE' AND TYPE='PACKAGE BODY';

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3)Compare output

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If you need more "evidence", create a very long running procedure. Run it on one instance, and try to make changes to the package on another instance at the same time. It won't be possible.
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than you eikroman, you are correct..
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