Partition_utils.pl With Purge Option Returns "Error in populate_partitioning_scheme" (Doc ID 1303015.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.3.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 31-Dec-2013***

Symptoms

Running "partition_utils.pl -o purge –c /event –t delayed –e 08012010 –p" on BRM 7.3.1 on HP-UX Itanium, it gives error messages.

E.g.

partition_utils.pl -o purge –c /event –t delayed –e 08012010 –p


The error messages:

SQL*Plus: Release 10.2.0.1.0 - Production on Wed Dec 8 12:18:59 2010

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Connected to:
Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.2.0.4.0 - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options

SQL> SQL> SQL> SQL> Information: Procedure purge_partitions_init
Error in populate_partitioning_scheme
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character to number conversion error
PARTITIONBEGIN
Error in give_partition_name
Inputs i_curpoid = 1415959870342955008 i_tabName = EVENT_T
ORA-01403: no data found
SQL:TRUNCATE TABLE PIN_TEMP_PURGE_PARTITIONS_T
ORA-06503: PL/SQL: Function returned without value
SQL: TRUNCATE TABLE PIN_TEMP_PURGE_STATISTICS_T
ORA-06503: PL/SQL: Function returned without value



Cause

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