Re: Is this a CAREER-ENDING mistake ? Accidently ran catalog.sql

From: Richard <>
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2008 20:55:50 -0700 (PDT)
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On Aug 6, 8:54 pm, Richard <> wrote:
> Platform 9i on solaris.
> EXP(ort) was not functioning correctly so I ran catexp.sql as sys.
> Still had some minor problem, at this point I ran CATALOG.sql because
> some notes seem to suggest CATALOG.sql calls catexp.sql so why not run
> the whole thing. Only to find it is a NO-NO against an existing db.
> When I ran it it errors out with tons of display so I ctrl-C out of it
> and check what catalog.sql does and got the shattering news that it
> rebuilds the data dictionary, ok if you are building new db not
> existing one.
> I can still connect to the db but can't do much else. Says invalid pl/
> sql packages when doing simple select * from dba_users, I was afraid
> to even look at the output. Please help !

Thank for your excellent advices. In a couple of days I have to take some corrective action. Please keep your advices coming since the more I know the better I be and I want to make good this time around.

Thank You In Advance. -- Richard. Received on Thu Aug 07 2008 - 22:55:50 CDT

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