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$P is not cleaned up by a FULL OPTIMIZE (Doc ID 2284095.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Text - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Query on context index (contains)

The optimize for Oracle Text leaves records in $P table.

The optimize FULL index does NOT clean the $P table. So when records are deleted for whatever reason the optimize will take care of the tokens that are a part of the deleted documents in the $I table but it does not touch the $P table.

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