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Online Redefinition of a Table with a Column of Binary XMLType Fails with ORA-42040 (Doc ID 1584204.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Online Redefinition of a table with a column of binary XMLType fails with the following error:

ORA-42040: cannot online redefine table "<TABLE_NAME>" with column of binary XML type

Cause

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