Comments for DDL With the WAIT Option (DDL_LOCK_TIMEOUT)
|DDL With the WAIT Option (DDL_LOCK_TIMEOUT) - Avoid unnecessary ORA-00054: resource busy errors in 11g.|
Raja said...I have tried out the same in 18.104.22.168. But the ALTER TABLE does not wait for the mentioned seconds but throws error immediately. However, when I try with DROP TABLE, it works. Can you pls. clarify why is it so ?
Alex Bloom said...WARNING: it doesn't work in 11g (22.214.171.124) if compatibility parameter is set to 126.96.36.199.
DDL statement doesn't even error out with ORA-00054, but instead it just hangs indefinitely waiting for DML to complete. DDL_LOCK_TIMEOUT parameter is completely ignored.
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