ORA-6502 FILLING AN ITEM WITH MORE AS 4000 CHARACTERS WITH DBMS_LOB.SUBSTR (Doc ID 458165.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version: 9.0.2 to 11.1 - Release: Oracle9i to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-JAN-2011***

Symptoms

Filling an long item with
dbms_lob.substr(...5000...);

gives ORA-6502 for more as 4000 characters.

Cause

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