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ORA-00600: Internal Error Code, Arguments: [evacol:overflow] when using nls_sort=XGERMAN_DIN (Doc ID 1604400.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2020

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Query fails due to ORA-00600 when running when using nls_sort=XGERMAN_DIN and table contains German Umlauts (eg. äöü)

  ORA-00600 [evacol:overflow], [2002], [2000]

SQL> select * from nls_session_parameters where parameter = 'NLS_SORT';

PARAMETER                      VALUE
------------------------------ ----------------------------------------
NLS_SORT                       XGERMAN_DIN


[08]: evacol []<-- Signaling
[09]: evaopn2 []
[10]: qerwnRowP [SQL_Execution]
[11]: kdstf00001010000km []
[12]: kdsttgr []
[13]: qertbFetch [SQL_Execution]
[14]: qerwnFetch [SQL_Execution]
[15]: qervwFetch [SQL_Execution]
[16]: opifch2 []




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