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Recursive WITH Clause Query Within PLSQL Fails With ORA-00932: inconsistent datatypes: expected CHAR got - (Doc ID 2003626.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 12, 2019

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Recursive WITH clause query within PLSQL fails with below error.

Same query when ran from outside the PLSQL executes without any error.

ERROR:
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ORA-00932: inconsistent datatypes: expected CHAR got -

Changes

 

Cause

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