SQL*Plus Crashes with Segmentation Fault When Compiling Package Body With Errors If Name >46 Characters (ORA-24550: Signal Received) (Doc ID 1913301.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

SQL*Plus crashes (Segmentation Fault) when compiling package body with errors if name (schema name + package name) is more than 46 characters in length.

For Example:

Given ABCDEFGHIJABCDEFGHIJ is the schema name (username is 20 characters long) and ABCDEFGHIJABCDEFGHIJABCDEF is the package name in this schema (package name is 26 characters long), 
then the following will produce the problem:


This works when name is less than 46 characters.

Cause

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