Re: Error updating materialized view

From: Sashi <smalladi_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 09:30:47 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <cb554833-8349-4c58-8523-3771d466d451@m3g2000hsc.googlegroups.com>


On Jul 7, 10:11 am, Sashi <small..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to update a materialized view:
> EXECUTE DBMS_MVIEW.REFRESH('NED_PRODUCT_CARD_MV', 'C');
>
> This commands hangs for a very long time (no idea if it'll ever
> complete). Hm, reminds me of the halting problem.
>
> When I terminate it with a Ctrl-C, I get the error message:
> ERROR at line 1:
> ORA-12008: error in materialized view refresh path
> ORA-01013: user requested cancel of current operation
> ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 820
> ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 877
> ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 858
> ORA-06512: at line 1
>
> My version:
> $ sqlplus -version
>
> SQL*Plus: Release 9.2.0.6.0 - Production
>
> We update this MV regularly (every few weeks) and this is the first
> time that I'm seeing this.
>
> Any pointers are appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Sashi

To answer my own question, this is quite another problem: ERROR at line 1:

ORA-12008: error in materialized view refresh path
ORA-01476: divisor is equal to zero
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 820
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 877
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 858
ORA-06512: at line 1

I don't know why it hanged for so long on earlier tries before reporting this issue.
Updated the fields to take care of the divide by zero and then it worked fine. Received on Mon Jul 07 2008 - 11:30:47 CDT

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