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Bug in exporting wrapped procedures in Oracle 8.1.7.2

Oracle 8.1.7.2 has a bug in exporting wrapped procedures. When importing, the server will use all the virtual memory and the import will fail. A patch exists (1879479 - BUFFERS TO FETCH FROM SOURCE$/VARCHAR2(4000) NEED TO BE 4001 BYTES IN SIZE) but it will apply to the HP-UX version (according to oracle.com) and not to the Windows platforms.

My workaround was to edit the .dmp file in order to eliminate the wrapped procedures or functions, and I was succesful, but I do not consider this as a good solution - it is a time-consuming procedure also.

Any known solution?


As you indicated, this is a known Oracle bug (#1879479). This has been fixed in Oracle 8.1.7.2.6 and higher versions, including 8.1.7.3. You are in luck because the patch is available for Windows platforms. You can obtain the patch from Oracle's FTP site (ftp://oracle-ftp.oracle.com/server/patchsets/NT/). The p2189751_8173_WINNT.zip file is the patchset. Just download the file, unzip it and follow the instructions in the README file.

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