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How can I change the termination character from the usual semi-colon?

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I have written an Oracle function that is called as follows and all works fine when called from vb using rdo.

declare UNG VARCHAR2(200);    
BEGIN
UNG := CCFN_FASSTUPDV10(P_REPSTATKEY       => 'test');
END;

However, my problem arrises when attempting to call the same function from a different application that is executed from a language called SFDC. I believe the problem is due to the fact that SFDC insists on terminating each full SQL command request with a ';' and, because in this instance, I'm using a declare I need to also use a semicolon to seperate it from the BEGIN. The net effect is that SFDC only sends the first line of the above code to be executed and ignores everything from the 'BEGIN' onwards.

I've read that the command SET SQLT can change the default SQL termination character but although this works from a SQL*Plus session I can't seem to get SFDC to do likewise. I don't know whether SFDC is using PL/SQL or SQL*Plus.

Any advice or suggestions on how I can overcome this would be more than welcome.

Thanks

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