RDBPROD: DROP COLUMN CASCADE When a View Exists Results in -RDB-E-OBSOLETE_METADA (Doc ID 1579563.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.1 to 7.2.5.3 [Release 7.1 to 7.2]
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

When a table has an automatic column and a view, and the automatic column is dropped from the table with "DROP COLUMN CASCADE", the drop column succeeds but subsequent metadata changes to that table fail with -RDB-E-OBSOLETE_METADATA

Cause

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