Oracle DM_QGEN
Version 12.2.0.1

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Purpose Undocumented support for Data Mining
AUTHID CURRENT_USER
Dependencies
DBMS_ASSERT DBMS_PREDICTIVE_ANALYTICS DM_XFORM
DBMS_DATA_MINING DBMS_STANDARD DMP_SEC
DBMS_DATA_MINING_TRANSFORM DBMS_UTILITY DMP_SYS
DBMS_DM_MODEL_EXP DM$RQMOD_DETAILIMPL ODM_UTIL
DBMS_DM_UTIL    
Documented No
First Available Not known
Security Model Owned by SYS with no privileges granted
Source {ORACLE_HOME}/rdbms/admin/prvtdmmi.plb
Subprograms
 
CLOB_LITERAL
Enapsulates a string in single quotes and prepends the literal "to_clob(null)||" dm_qgen.clob_literal(p_val IN VARCHAR2) RETURN VARCHAR2;
DECLARE
 pVC VARCHAR2(4000) := 'this is a test string';
 rVC VARCHAR2(4000);
BEGIN
  rVC := dm_qgen.clob_literal(pVC);
  dbms_output.put_line(rVC);
END;
/
to_clob(null)||'this is a test string'

PL/SQL procedure successfully completed.
 
EXT_QUOTE (new 12.2)
Seems to act as a NO-OP. Appears to make no changes to any string submitted dm_qgen.ext_quote(p_val IN VARCHAR2) RETURN VARCHAR2;
DECLARE
 retVal VARCHAR2(240);
BEGIN
  retVal := dm_qgen.ext_quote('"TE ST''');
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);
END;
/
 
SQLN2BND (new 12.2)
Upper cases the string and returns it unchanged if the string passes internal tests of which one is that the string does not contain spaces dm_qgen.sqln2bnd(p_val IN VARCHAR2) RETURN VARCHAR2;
DECLARE
 retVal VARCHAR2(240);
BEGIN
  retVal := dm_qgen.sqln2bnd('TExST');
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);
END;
/
 
SQLN2LIT (new 12.2)
Returns the string enclosed in single quotes dm_qgen.sqln2lit(p_val IN VARCHAR2) RETURN VARCHAR2;
DECLARE
 retVal VARCHAR2(240);
BEGIN
  retVal := dm_qgen.sqln2lit('TEST');
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);
END;
/
 
SQLN2QSQL (new 12.2)
Appends dot sname to the value and encloses the combination in double quotes. Identical to DBMS_ASSERT.ENQUOTE_LITERAL. dm_qgen.sqln2lit(
p_val   IN VARCHAR2,
p_sname IN VARCHAR2)
RETURN VARCHAR2;
SQL> DECLARE
  2   retVal VARCHAR2(240);
  3  BEGIN
  4    retVal := dm_qgen.sqln2qsql('TEST', USER);
  5    dbms_output.put_line(retVal);
  6  END;
  7  /
"TEST"."SYS"
 
SQLN2SQL (new 12.2)
Returns a string enclosed in double quotes. Identical to DBMS_ASSERT.ENQUOTE_NAME. dm_qgen.sqln2sql(p_val IN VARCHAR2) RETURN VARCHAR2;
DECLARE
 retVal VARCHAR2(240);
BEGIN
  retVal := dm_qgen.sqln2sql('TEST');
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);
END;
/
 
TO_LITERAL
Undocumented

Overload 1
dm_qgen.to_literal(
p_val        IN NUMBER,
p_paren_flag IN BOOLEAN)
RETURN VARCHAR2;
DECLARE
 bf     BOOLEAN := FALSE;
 bt     BOOLEAN := TRUE;
 retVal VARCHAR2(30);
BEGIN
  retVal := dm_qgen.to_literal(-1, bf);
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);

  retVal := dm_qgen.to_literal(-1, bt);
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);
END;
/
Overload 2 dm_qgen.to_literal(
p_val        IN BINARY_DOUBLE,
p_paren_flag IN BOOLEAN)
RETURN VARCHAR2;
DECLARE
 bf     BOOLEAN := FALSE;
 bt     BOOLEAN := TRUE;
 retVal VARCHAR2(30);
BEGIN
  retVal := dm_qgen.to_literal(-1, bf);
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);

  retVal := dm_qgen.to_literal(-1, bt);
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);
END;
/
Overload 3 dm_qgen.to_literal(
p_val        IN BINARY_FLOAT,
p_paren_flag IN BOOLEAN)
RETURN VARCHAR2;
DECLARE
 bf     BOOLEAN := FALSE;
 bt     BOOLEAN := TRUE;
 retVal VARCHAR2(30);
BEGIN
  retVal := dm_qgen.to_literal(-1, bf);
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);

  retVal := dm_qgen.to_literal(-1, bt);
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);
END;
/
Overload 4 dm_qgen.to_literal(p_val IN VARCHAR2) RETURN VARCHAR2;
DECLARE
 retVal VARCHAR2(30);
BEGIN
  retVal := dm_qgen.to_literal('This is essentially a NOOP');
  dbms_output.put_line(retVal);
END;
/

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