ORA-07445 [DBMS_METADATA] (Doc ID 1366089.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Data Pump import fails on the following error when importing a 10.2.0.5 dump file into a  new 11.2.0.1 database.

ORA-07445 Exception [type: SIGSEGV, Stack Overflow] [ADDR:0xFFFFFFFF7F766000] [PC:0xFFFFFFFF76C088D4, DBMS_METADATA: (Line 2952)()+34908] [flags: 0x0, count: 1]

You may also notice that running dbms_metadata.get_ddl will fail as well

select dbms_metadata.get_ddl('TABLE', '<tablename>', 'owner') from dual;
ERROR:
ORA-03113: end-of-file on communication channel

Cause

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