INCORRECT HINT SYNTAX CAUSES ORA-600 [prshntcb-1] (Doc ID 975081.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.2 - Release: 11.1 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


A programmer coded the hint in the SELECT with the degree in front of the alias instead of the other way around. Programmer error. In 10g, the hint was just ignore. However, in 11g, it returns an ORA-600 error.

SELECT /*+ PARALLEL(8,A) */ REGION_CD, MIN(APPOINTMENT_DTTM_DT) FROM outpat_encounters A

Tue Jul 07 16:08:36 2009
Errors in file d:\app\administrator\diag\rdbms\b305\b305\trace\b305_ora_6704.trc (incident=187012):
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [prshntcb-1], [990], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], []
Incident details in: d:\app\administrator\diag\rdbms\b305\b305\incident\incdir_187012\b305_ora_6704_i187012.trc



Cause

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