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how to update emp_name using implicit cursor in oracle.

for this purpose i wrote a program in pl/sql

DECLARE  
 var_names VARCHAR2(30);
BEGIN
  UPDATE emp
  SET emp_name= emp_name +'garu';
  IF SQL%NOTFOUND THEN
    dbms_output.put_line('None of the salaries where updated');
  ELSIF SQL%FOUND THEN
  var_names:=sql%rowcount;
    dbms_output.put_line('Salaries for ' || var_names|| 'employees are updated');
  END IF; 
END;

but showing error,that is

Error report:
ORA-01722: invalid number
ORA-06512: at line 4
01722. 00000 -  "invalid number"
*Cause:    
*Action:

can any one clarify my doubt..

asked 13 Sep '13, 01:57

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closed 13 Sep '13, 09:36

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The question has been closed for the following reason "Question is off-topic or not relevant" by Mark Culp 13 Sep '13, 09:36


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answered 13 Sep '13, 09:31

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edited 13 Sep '13, 09:34

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