Whenever Oserror No Longer Disconnects in SQL*Plus 11.2.0.2 and Newer (Doc ID 1621121.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 11.2.0.2 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using "whenever oserror exit x" no longer exits SQL*Plus when encountering an error such as when a host command fails. This worked in version 11.2.0.1 but fails in 11.2.0.2 and newer.

Changes

 Now using 11.2.0.2 (+)

Cause

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