Partitioning Operation Silently Fails With ORA-12842 During Concurrent TRUNCATE (Doc ID 2040678.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Intermittent silent ORA-12842 with MERGE (this is in reference to SR:3-10856223578). "Silent" means here that one won't see the ORA-12842 in alert<SID>.log unless directed by trace event, nor, caught via the PL/SQL WHEN OTHERS exception handler.

Cause

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