Original export fails ORA-29516 Aurora Assertion Failure

(Doc ID 1171268.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-Jan-2015***

Symptoms

During conventional export (EXP) execution the following errors are displayed:

... exporting PUBLIC type synonyms
EXP-00008: ORACLE error 29516 encountered
ORA-29516: Aurora assertion failure: Assertion failure at eox.c:317
Uncaught exception Thread is dying: java.lang.NullPointerException
EXP-00000: Export terminated unsuccessfully


The data dictionary shows no invalid Java objects and the JVM component in DBA_REGISTRY is matching the database version and is in a valid state.
This can be checked with the following queries:

select comp_id,comp_name,version,status from dba_registry
order by 1;

select owner, object_type, status, object_name from dba_objects
where object_type like '%JAVA%' and status <> 'VALID';

Cause

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