ORA-29859, DRG-50857, ORA-942 when Truncating a Table with Context Index (Doc ID 1214700.1)

Last updated on MAY 27, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Text - Version 10.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 28-May-2012***

Symptoms

When truncating a table with a text index, was created with UNUSABLE keyword on the create index statement, we receive the following errors:

SQL> truncate table foo;
truncate table foo
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-29859: error occurred in the execution of ODCIINDEXTRUNCATE routine
ORA-20000: Oracle Text error:
DRG-50857: oracle error in drvxtab.trunc_index_tables
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist
ORA-06512: at "CTXSYS.DRUE", line 160
ORA-06512: at "CTXSYS.TEXTINDEXMETHODS", line 579



Cause

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