Query does not return expected result

Hi Experts,

This is a continuation of a previously asked and answered question. I modified the query slightly to use the Clause 'NOT IN' to exclude specific tables.

The query below still shows all tables in the schema, WITHOUT exlcuding the tables in the 'NOT IN' clause.  

SELECT owner, tablespace_Name, table_name, column_name
   FROM (SELECT t.owner, t.tablespace_Name, t.table_name, c.column_name,
                       'select 1 X from '
                    || t.owner
                    || '.'
                    || t.table_name
                    || ' where '
                    || c.column_name
                    || ' is not null and rownum = 1'
           FROM dba_tables t, dba_tab_cols c
          WHERE t.owner = c.owner
            AND t.table_name = c.table_name
            AND t.table_name NOT IN ('TEMP_%','%_TEMP'))
  WHERE nullcheck IS NULL;

Please help.

Thanks a lot.
Kamal AgnihotriAsked:
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johnsoneSenior Oracle DBACommented:
You cannot use wildcards in an IN.  Change:

t.table_name NOT IN ('TEMP_%','%_TEMP')


(t.table_name NOT LIKE 'TEMP_%' OR
t.table_name NOT LIKE '%_TEMP')

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I believe you want "AND" not "OR" in the answer above.

Every non-null string would match the OR condition above

it should probably look something like this instead:

(t.table_name NOT LIKE 'TEMP_%' AND t.table_name NOT LIKE '%_TEMP')
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