Datapatch fails with ORA-12899: value too large for column (Doc ID 2183193.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Datapatch / Post install of PSU or one-off patch fails with below error:

comment on column DBA_EDITIONING_VIEW_COLS_AE.VIEW_COLUMN_NAME is
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-20001: Error Encountered :ORA-12899: value too large for column “SOX_TRIG_USER”.”SOX_DDL_CHANGE_LOG”.”OBJECT_NAME” (actual: 44, maximum: 40)
ORA-06512: at line 102

 

Cause

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