|Oracle9i Supplied PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference
Release 1 (9.0.1)
Part Number A89852-02
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This function returns the locking mode, which determines whether or not access is enabled to versioned rows and corresponding rows in the previous version.
This function returns
C(carry-forward), see the description of the
lockmodeparameter of the SetLockingON Procedure.
NULLindicates that locking is not in effect. (Calling the SetLockingOFF Procedure results in this setting.)
For an explanation of Workspace Manager locking, see Oracle9i Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager. See also the descriptions of the SetLockingON Procedure and SetLockingOFF Procedure.
The following example displays the locking mode in effect for the session.