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Inconsistent Reverse Engineering Behavior Between Filled And Empty XML Elements Problems With The ODI XML Driver Resulting In Incorrect Generated DTD And Datastores (Doc ID 1319513.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to reverse engineer an Oracle data Integrator (ODI) Model from an XML file with element such as:

The first case creates a sub-Datastore which is not what is to be expected, while the second is processed as a standard XML Element.

We should expect the same to be found in both cases.

This is confirmed by:

  1. Comparing the DTDs generated from the XML instance file
  2. Comparing the reverse engineered tables from Models


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