Invalid Objects Compilation error "Synonym translation is no longer valid" after Upgrading to R12.2.5 (Doc ID 2259146.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Service Contracts - Version 12.2.5 and later
Oracle Installed Base - Version 12.2.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.5 version, Patch Application Issues

After upgrading the instance to 12.2.5, the following Invalid objects were found:

OKS_IBINT_PUB
OKS_COPY_CONTRACT_PVT
OKS_COVERAGE_UTIL_PVT
OKS_MASS_UPDATE_PVT

On compilation of these objects the following errors are displayed:

ERROR
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PL/SQL: SQL Statement ignored
PL/SQL: ORA-00980: synonym translation is no longer valid


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Upgrade to R12.2.5
2. Review invalid objects


Cause

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