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java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: oracle.i18n.text.converter.CharacterConverterOGS.getInstance when CLASSPATH Includes nls_charset12.jar (Doc ID 822891.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2018

Applies to:

JDBC - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


An application runs successfully in a version 1.6 JVM connecting to an Oracle database via JDBC/Thin ojdbc6.jar. An Eclipse plugin for this application is being developed.

The Eclipse plugin fails with:

at oracle.sql.converter.CharacterConverterFactoryOGS.make(
at oracle.sql.CharacterSetWithConverter.getInstance(
at oracle.sql.CharacterSetFactoryThin.make(
at oracle.sql.CharacterSet.make(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.DBConversion.init(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.DBConversion.<init>(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.connect(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.PhysicalConnection.<init>(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.<init>(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CDriverExtension.getConnection(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver.connect(
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(Unknown Source) at
java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(Unknown Source)
... remaining lines omitted ...


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