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ORA-00972: Identifier too long - error

Posted on 2004-11-12
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Searching experts knowlege base I cannot find the specific scenario that fits my problem.
The SQL is such:
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SQL> insert into sys_trading_partner_details_tmp
  2  select * from sys_transaction_type_codes
  3  where sys_transaction_type_code = 'MDI880'
  4  ;
insert into sys_trading_partner_details_tmp
            *
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00972: identifier is too long
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At first i thought it was the length of the table name, but i have since
created another table of equal length.

I could update table manually , but i am trying to perfect a script
to automate a lengthy process.

Please help
Thanks in advance
James
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no, the table name is one character too long, orcale only lets object names be 30 characters or less, yours is 31.

tim
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Perhaps i should learn how to count- Thank You
James
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