Re: help with select for update

From: hpuxrac <>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 06:04:19 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <>

On Jan 14, 11:47 am, wrote:


> I can get the row without problem
> But when i do
> SQL>select count(*) from tableA where col=1 for update nowait;
> no rows selected
> I do not see any errors, and i can not get the lock neither.
> What could be wrong?
> Thanks for your help

select count(*) for update?

This has got to be a nomination for Oracle WTF ...

What exactly do you think Oracle might be able to lock on a count(*)? Received on Thu Jan 15 2009 - 08:04:19 CST

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