SQLcl Fails to Launch External Editor when Arguments Are Present - java.io.IOException Occurs

(Doc ID 2313880.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.2.0 to 17.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1. SQLcl is unable to launch an external editor when the designated command contains arguments.  In other words, the editor cannot be launched successfully when _EDITOR is set like this:

 

Changes

None

Cause

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