Re: Full export and sequence behaviour in 8i

Unfortunately, CONSISTENT=Y has no bearing on sequences. Sequences are
exported prior to the tables. If you are exporting even a mildly busy
database, your sequences will be out of whack. This is true with exp and
expdp (at least through 10gR2).

If your database is coded to 'auto-increment' sequences based on a table
trigger, I have a fairly non-trivial PL/SQL package I could share that goes
through all the tables in the schema to find the max PK and recreates the
sequences if they need to be recreated.

Bradd Piontek
  "Next to doing a good job yourself,
        the greatest joy is in having someone
        else do a first-class job under your
        direction."
 -- William Feather


On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 7:51 AM, Hostetter, Jay M <
JHostetter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hrishy,
>
>  The CONSISTENT=Y parameter (during the export) might help to resolve
> this issue.  You would have to ask for a new export from the source
> system.  Check the documentation for it's use and restrictions.
>
> Jay
>
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> Subject: Re: Full export and sequence behaviour in 8i
>
>
> Hi Jack
>
> Thanks for a response.
> No i am the receipent of the export and have no way to find out how the
> export was done.
>
> I was the one who imported it and getting the unique constraint
> violation errors but your explanation seems to be logical and the
> sequences seem to be exported before tables atleast in 8i looking at the
> export logfile
>
> regards
> Hrishy
>
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