Autocommit is not Committing after {N} Updates. (Doc ID 304926.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 8.1.7.4 to 10.2.0.1 [Release 8.1.7 to Oracle10g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
"Checked for relevance on 21-Jun-2013"


Symptoms

After setting autocommit within sqlplus to a number, commit is not taking place.

For Example.

    SQL> set autocommit 2;

   SQL> update <table> set <column> = <a value>

   8 rows updated.

 

You would expect a commit to occur after the 2nd row was updated.

Cause

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