Comments for Dynamic IN-Lists
Nicole said...I used something like this and it worked fine for me:
CREATE OR REPLACE TYPE in_list_t AS TABLE OF VARCHAR2 (4000);
CREATE OR REPLACE TYPE in_list_v AS VARRAY(10) OF VARCHAR2 (4000);
WHERE job IN (SELECT pl.column_value FROM TABLE(CAST(in_list_v('SALESMAN, MANAGER') AS in_list_t)) pl)
ORDER BY ename;
DROP TYPE in_list_t;
DROP TYPE in_list_v;
Mark said...I think it might be worth mentioning that use of the "MEMBER OF" construct is not 100% equivalent to the "sub-SELECT from TABLE" construct in the sense that the former will cause the table function to be called for EACH row/value that is tested! (Tested on 10gR2 by including some dbms_output to the function to show each invocation.)
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