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ORA-1467 Sort Key Too Long (Doc ID 957805.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A SQL statement with a long SELECT clause (450 columns) that worked in release 10.1.0.2 fails in 10.2.0.4 with error "ORA-01467: Sort Key Too Long". Both databases have DB_BL0CK_SIZE=8192

Changes

The database was upgraded from 10.1.0.x To 10.2.0.x

Cause

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