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Used to provide an interface to determine if the in-flight transaction on a now unavailable session committed or not, and if the last call on that session completed or not.
All of its functionality with the exception of a single object was split out into a new package named DBMS_APP_CONT_ADMIN and the documentation was partially update to reflect the change but the required docs for DBMS_APP_CONT_ADMIN are missing.
Will be opening an SR later this evening. This looks like more of the work of Oracle's Executive VP of Product Renaming.
err_server_ahead: the server is ahead, so the transaction is an old transaction and must have already been committed.
err_client_ahead: the client is ahead of the server. This can only happen if the server has been flashbacked or the ltxid is corrupted. The outcome cannot be determined.