dbms_errlog.create_error_log -- how do I drop the error log?

https://community.oracle.com/thread/898046?start=0&tstart=0

Is it ok to just drop the error log table when not in use? I can't find information on the best way to drop the error log.

Is there work involved to keep the tables in sync when new columns are added to the main table?

Thanks,

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johnsoneSenior Oracle DBACommented:
I have never used this procedure, so I am learning something new here.

Based on the Oracle documentation (http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/appdev.112/e40758/d_errlog.htm#ARPLS680), it seems that the procedure just creates a table for you.  The best way to drop it would be DROP TABLE ...

To get a new version of the error log table if the base table changes, just drop and recreate the log table.
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sdstuberCommented:
yes it is ok to drop the table - as long as you don't have code that tries to populate it.
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gswitzAuthor Commented:
Thanks!!
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