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OCIDescribeAny Fails with ora-4043 when Describing PUBLIC Synonym of an UDT Object. (Doc ID 1225793.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 07, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
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When trying to describe a public synonym using OCIDescribeAny type fails with ORA-04043


Build and execute
> make -f build EXE=UTest OBJS=UTest.o
> UTest
Initialize and logon
Connection created
Describe object
OCI Error - ORA-04043: object <OBJECT_NAME> does not exist


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