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The DBMS_DDL package provides access to some of the SQL DDL statements from within stored procedures.

C.4.1 The ALTER_COMPILE procedure

The ALTER_COMPILE procedure can be used to programmatically force a recompile of a stored object. The specification is:

   (type VARCHAR2,
    schema VARCHAR2,
    name VARCHAR2);

C.4.2 The ANALYZE_OBJECT procedure

A call to ANALYZE_OBJECT lets you programmatically compute statistics for the specified object. The specification is:

   (type VARCHAR2,
    schema VARCHAR2,
    name VARCHAR2,
    method VARCHAR2,
    estimate_rows NUMBER DEFAULT NULL,
    estimate_percent NUMBER DEFAULT NULL);

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