ODI Does Not Properly Reverse Engineer The XSI:NILL XML Attribute
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Data Integrator - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) does not properly reverse engineer XML files with nillable (XSI:NILL) attributes: One Datastore is created by ODI for each "nil" attribute, while the DTD has the <!ATTLIST element_name xsi:nil (true) #IMPLIED> for each element_name.
Here a sample of DTD and XML file specifying a nillable (XSI:NILL) attribute:
- DTD file
- XML file
The screenshot below shows an example for the incorrect behavior reverse engineering the "XSI:NILL" versus correctly reverse engineering the model for the same object by removing the "XSI:NILL":
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