RE: Amusing Oracle bug

From: Taylor, Chris David <>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 10:07:34 -0500
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I would assume the datestamps on those 2 files are different and the database already existed at one point prior to the latest duplicate?

Chris Taylor
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From: [] On Behalf Of Howard Latham Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2011 10:04 AM
Subject: Amusing Oracle bug

OS REDHAT 4 Oracle 10g

If you forget the slash in a db file convert parameter as in

db_file_name_convert=("/fred/dir1/","/bill/dir1"); for an rman database duplicate you get duplicate files !

Ie /fred/dir1/system01.dbf becomes


Not sure WHICH is the real db file though! .

Howard A. Latham

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