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Bulk Updates Fails With ORA-01438 on 19c (Doc ID 2620584.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 28, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 19.5.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

++ Below simple update statement errors. Observing ORA-01438: value larger than specified precision allowed for this column.

UPDATE test1
SET col2= col2 + 1
WHERE col1 IN (SELECT col FROM test2 WHERE col1 = 1391386144 AND col2 >= '31-DEC-9999');

ORA-01438: value larger than specified precision allowed for this column

SQL> desc test1
 Name Null? Type
 ----------------------------------------- -------- ----------------------------
 COL1 NOT NULL NUMBER(10)
 COL2 NOT NULL NUMBER(10)

++ All updatable rows col2 column has value either of 1 or 2 which is within range of NUMBER(10) size.

++ If we break query and update one row at time using plsql block, it works fine.

Changes

 Upgrade to 19c

Cause

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