BIN$ Rows In Sys.obj$ After Purge Of Recyclebin (Doc ID 1506286.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.2.0 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After partitioned table dropped, and recyclebin purged obj$ and dba_segments show the dropped table as BIN$...., and space is not released.

select owner,object_name from dba_recyclebin;

no rows selected

SQL> select owner#,name,status from sys.obj$ where name like '%BIN$%';

   OWNER# NAME                               STATUS
---------- ------------------------------ ----------
       92 BIN$iF05x2CIYJbgQwoJMvpglg==$0          1
       92 BIN$iF05x2CIYJbgQwoJMvpglg==$0          1
       92 BIN$iF05x2CIYJbgQwoJMvpglg==$0          1
....

SQL> select owner,segment_name,segment_type from dba_segments where segment_name like 'BIN$%';

OWNER                          SEGMENT_NAME                                                                      SEGMENT_TYPE
------------------------------ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------
SYSADM                         BIN$iF05x2CIYJbgQwoJMvpglg==$0                                                    TABLE PARTITION
SYSADM                         BIN$iF05x2CIYJbgQwoJMvpglg==$0                                                    TABLE PARTITION
SYSADM                         BIN$iF05x2CIYJbgQwoJMvpglg==$0                                                    TABLE PARTITION
........

Same entries in dba_tab_partitions.

Changes

 Partitioned table dropped.

Cause

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