DataPump Expdp/Impdp Do Not Reset Echo Echoe Echok STTY Settings If Command Is Interrupted At Password Prompt (Doc ID 763758.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.0.5 to 11.1.0.7 - Release: 10.1 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In a Linux/Unix environment, if you interrupt by pressing <Ctrl+C> the expdp or impdp command when prompted for a password, the process is killed and the OS prompt is returned. However, the following options of STTY are not turned back on:

echo
echoe
echok 

Subsequent commands typed on OS prompt are not visible, until manually turning the echo options on with:

stty echo
stty echoe
stty echok

This problem occurs in 10.1, 10.2 and 11.1 database versions and does not occur with exp/imp utilities.

Cause

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