Re: changing a column type

  • From: Rui Cat <rui_catcuddler@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Brian.Zelli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <Brian.Zelli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, oracle-l <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2012 11:48:30 -0700 (PDT)

As Mark and Tim showed not directly. Maybe looking at the dbms_redefinition 
package might help in this instance. 
Rui


________________________________
 From: "Zelli, Brian" <Brian.Zelli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: oracle-l <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
Sent: Friday, June 1, 2012 1:51:16 PM
Subject: changing a column type
 
A colleague wants to change a column type from numeric to alpha-numeric.  Can 
he change it with data in it?

ciao,
Brian

Brian Zelli
Senior Database Administrator
Enterprise Applications/Systems Integration
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
(716) 845-4460
brian.zelli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx



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