Optimizer Selects Merge Join Cartesian Despite Hints to the Contrary (Doc ID 457058.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The optimizer is selecting a merge join cartesian for a particular query even though hints are specified for different join methods.

Cause

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