Apply/ ddlsynch On S_CONTACT Table Fails - DDLIMP-ERR-1071: Unable to build ddl statement "modify col" (Cannot modify a function based Column 'X_EMAIL_ADDR_CI'). (Doc ID 1924170.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2017

Applies to:

Siebel Tools - Version 8.1.1.11 [IP2013] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for Relevance on 09-Feb-2016

Symptoms

We have a problem with Apply / DDLSync in our environments.

apply on S_CONTACT table is failing with the following error in our environments.

we tried both full DDLsync and also apply on table from tools.

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2014-09-04 18:09:17 Merging table S_CONTACT ...

2014-09-04 18:09:17 DDLIMP-ERR-1071: Unable to build ddl statement "modify col" (Cannot modify a function based Column 'X_EMAIL_ADDR_CI').

2014-09-04 18:09:17 writeExecDDL error (UTLDbDdlColModify).

2014-09-04 18:09:17 Error in MainFunction (UTLDbDdlDbMerge).

2014-09-04 18:09:17 Error in Main function...

2014-09-04 18:09:17 (logapi.cpp (184) err=1 sys=0) SBL-GEN-00001: (logapi.cpp: 184) error code = 1, system error = 0, msg1 = (null), msg2 = (null), msg3 = (null), msg4 = (null)
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when we tried to drop X_EMAIL_ADDR_CI coloumn in our TEST environment apply worked successfully for that occurrence and fails again if we try to apply again.

Cause

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