On Emulating FINALLY

Thursday Feb 12th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Code PL/SQL to function like the Java FINALLY section.

[From OTN]

I just moved over from the Java world to PL/SQL. One thing I really miss from Java is the FINALLY section of a method. How can I get the same behavior out of PL/SQL?

Unlike Java, PL/SQL does not support a FINALLY section. You can, however, emulate much of what this section does, through careful and disciplined use of local subprograms.

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