DBMS_WM.CreateSavepoint Is Blocked By An Open Transaction In Live

(Doc ID 1367878.1)

Last updated on APRIL 08, 2012

Applies to:

Workspace Manager - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

DBMS_WM.CreateSavepoint is blocked by an open transaction in the LIVE workspace, yet the section titled "Usage Notes" under "CreateSavepoint" in Chapter 4 "DBMS_WM Package: Reference" of the "Oracle® Database Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager 10g Release 2 (10.2)" manual states this should not happen:
     "...
      This procedure can be performed while there are users in the workspace; there can be open database
     transactions.
     ..."

Cause

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