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ORA-14646 with using bitmap indexes on partitioned compressed tables (Doc ID 256236.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version:
This problem can occur on any platform.


See the testcase below:

drop table test
create table test (n number) partition by range (n)
(partition p0 values less than (0) compress
,partition p1 values less than (1) nocompress)
create bitmap index bm_test_n on test(n) local
drop table temp
create table temp (n number)
create bitmap index bm_temp on temp(n)
alter table test add partition p2 values less than (2)
alter table test exchange partition p2 with table temp including
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-14646: Specified alter table operation involving compression cannot be performed in the presence


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