E-UPG: Rel Script Errored out With Illegal use of LONG datatype (Doc ID 2199023.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On :  Upgrading PeopleTools on an application that is 9.0 or higher

When attempting to run the the Updating PeopleTools System Tables steps (running the rel scripts such as rel850un.sql and REL852nDBTSFIX.sql),
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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ORA-00997: illegal use of LONG datatype

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Perform the upgrade up to the step of running the REL scripts

Cause

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