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NullPointerException on getOPAQUE when using JDBC with XMLType in a Tomcat Web application (Doc ID 1474739.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

JDBC - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A Tomcat deployed application using JDBC and XML type gets NullPointerException.
The issue is specific to using JDK 1.6 with JDBC/thin  The issue does not occur with JDBC or


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