EXP-56 ORA-6512: at SYS.DBMS_EXPORT_EXTENSION

(Doc ID 438175.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 15, 2008

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.7 to 9.2.0.8
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Export fails while exporting a functional index with a large function
definition with following errors in export log.

EXP-56: ORACLE error 6502 encountered
ORA-6502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small
ORA-6512: at "SYS.DBMS_EXPORT_EXTENSION", line 671
EXP-0: Export terminated unsuccessfully

Cause

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