troubleshooting Question

Trigger to record SQL when constraint error encountered

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Julie KurpaFlag for United States of America asked on
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I am trying to get a trigger to work when a user gets a constraint error.    It is supposed to record the SQL being executed by the user.  

The trigger is working fine until I try to combine the multiple lines of the  SQL statement into a variable so that it's all one line.

But when I put in the  line to do the combine, only the first two utl_file.put_line commands performed prior to the loop will work.  All others fail.  

Here is my combine command:      sql_stmt_text := sql_stmt_text || l_text(i);

Here is the trigger:

create or replace trigger test_trigger
after servererror on database


l_text ora_name_list_t;
l_n number;
sql_stmt_text varchar2(32767);
v_output_file1 utl_file.file_type;    


v_output_file1 := UTL_FILE.FOPEN('SQL_STMT_OUTPUT','failing_SQL_Stmt.txt','W');                  

if ( is_servererror(0001) )
  utl_file.put_line(v_output_file1,'statement causing error: ');
  l_n := ora_sql_txt( l_text );

  for i in 1 .. nvl(l_n,0) loop

    -- this statement works when it is the only one in the loop.
    -- also all following utl_file.put_line commands are successful.

    -- when I include this statement, none of the utl_file.put_line commands work except
    --  for the two just before the loop.  
    sql_stmt_text := sql_stmt_text || l_text(i);

  end loop;


  utl_file.put_line(v_output_file1,'error text: ');

  for i in 1 .. ora_server_error_depth
  end loop;

end if;


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