On Emulating FINALLY
February 12, 2009[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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