Invalid duplicate object names found in MDSYS after upgrade to 11g

(Doc ID 1285512.1)

Last updated on JUNE 09, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Spatial and Graph - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrade from 10g to 11gR2, some objects owned by MDSYS are listed as invalid in DBA_OBJECTS even though Spatial is valid in DBA_REGISTRY.   There are also objects with the same name, owner, and type listed as VALID in DBA_OBJECTS.

e.g.
SDO_GEO_ADDR TYPE
SDO_TGL_OBJECT_ARRAY
SDO_TOPO_GEOMETRY
SDO_NETWORK_MANAGER_I TYPE
SDO_NODE_I
SDO_LINK_I
SDO_NETWORK_I

All of the objects are of OBJECT_TYPE 'TYPE'.

Cause

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