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Could PL/SQL procedures fail after OS migration?

Could our PL/SQL procedures fail on a new OS after migration?

I have Oracle 9i database running on IBM AIX 5.1. Now that we are thinking of migrating our OS to AIX 5.3, I wanted to check if there could be a reason that PL/SQL procedures written might fail on a new OS. Is there some sort of checklist that I can refer to before initiating this upgrade?
Generally, an operating system upgrade should not impact PL/SQL procedures within the database. If there are any packages, however, that write to or reference files on the operating system, you will want to ensure that permissions or ownership on those subdirectories do not change with the upgrade. As well, performing this operating system upgrade in a non-production environment should catch most potential problems.
This was last published in January 2007

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