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If I wanted to see (read only) the contents of a package and/or function, what role or security should I ask the DBAs to grant?
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If you have execute on the package, you should already have access to the text through ALL_SOURCE:

select text from all_source where name='PACKAGE_NAME' and owner='SOME_OWNER' order by line;

Based on your previous I'm guessing you want access through DBMS_METADATA.

I believe you need: SELECT_CATALOG_ROLE.

This might be a security concern though...  It will allow you to select a LOT of things from the data dictionary.
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>>This might be a security concern though

There's a copy version which is a week behind.  I'm going to shoot for permissions to it, as opposed to production.
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