Ora-955 Error Running Utl_Recomp.Recomp_Serial (Doc ID 1274504.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 07-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

The utl_recomp package errors out trying to compile a schema.

SQL> exec sys.utl_recomp.recomp_serial('SCOTT');

BEGIN SYS.UTL_RECOMP.RECOMP_SERIAL('SCOTT'); END;
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00955: name is already used by an existing object
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_RECOMP", line 662
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_RECOMP", line 715
ORA-06512: at line 1

Cause

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