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ORA-1878 During DST, Timestamp or Timezone Testing (Doc ID 417105.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 9.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

After applying the DST patch or during generic Timestamp with Timezone testing the results for various tests are not returning as expected.

Issuing a query with Timezone data or TZ based functions results in: 

Example

SQL>select to_timestamp_tz('20070311 02:00:00 America/Los_Angeles','YYYYMMDD HH24:MI:SS TZR') from dual;

select to_timestamp_tz('20070311 02:00:00 America/Los_Angeles','YYYYMMDD HH24:MI:SS TZR') from dual
*
ERROR at line 1: ORA-01878: specified field not found in datetime or interval 



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Changes

Generic testing of Timezone data or Timezone functions or selecting data with a timezone

Cause

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