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On the other hand, truly unique error numbers (especially if they are all printed as LINUX44353, for example) are easy to Google...
Error message numbers...
Posted Oct 3, 2007 16:00 UTC (Wed) by hummassa (subscriber, #307)
Posted Oct 3, 2007 16:07 UTC (Wed) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263)
Posted Oct 3, 2007 16:25 UTC (Wed) by felixfix (subscriber, #242)
Posted Oct 3, 2007 19:08 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
And so on.
I'd say that 25% of my error-message-revealed bug-fixing time is spent
figuring out just what the hell the system is actually trying to tell me,
entirely because of this problem.
[ot] sqlplus or oracle developer
Posted Oct 22, 2007 23:32 UTC (Mon) by hummassa (subscriber, #307)
use one of sqlplus or oracle developer to repeat your query, they usually
mark the right spot where the error ocurred.
Posted Oct 23, 2007 13:09 UTC (Tue) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Very amusing, well done.
(they always mark *a* spot, often an entirely different one. I don't
castigate them for this: parser error recovery is notoriously difficult.
But the numbered-error-messages thing just makes everything so much harder
than it should be...)
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