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Merge Statement on Remote Table in Conjunction with FORALL Fails Silently, Does Not Raise PLS-00739 (Doc ID 2790019.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2021

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A MERGE statement on a remote table in conjunction with FORALL clause((BULK BINDS)) fails silently. Unlike, FORALL INSERT, UPDATE or DELETE statement, it does not raise the error "PLS-00739: FORALL INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE not supported on remote tables". Surprisingly, the remote table IS NOT updated even though the MERGE statement executes successfully.

The issue can be demonstrated using the following test case.

Changes

It's a newly installed database. No specific change was done.

Cause

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