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

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

An application runs successfully in a version 1.6 JVM connecting to an Oracle database via JDBC/Thin 11.1.0.6 ojdbc6.jar. An Eclipse plugin for this application is being developed.

The Eclipse plugin fails with:

java.lang.NoSuchMethodError:
oracle.i18n.text.converter.CharacterConverterOGS.getInstance(I)Loracle/i18n/text/converter/Character
Converter;
at oracle.sql.converter.CharacterConverterFactoryOGS.make(CharacterConverterFactoryOGS.java:43)
at oracle.sql.CharacterSetWithConverter.getInstance(CharacterSetWithConverter.java:95)
at oracle.sql.CharacterSetFactoryThin.make(CharacterSetFactoryThin.java:126)
at oracle.sql.CharacterSet.make(CharacterSet.java:448)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.DBConversion.init(DBConversion.java:150)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.DBConversion.<init>(DBConversion.java:111)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.connect(T4CConnection.java:1007)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(T4CConnection.java:292)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.PhysicalConnection.<init>(PhysicalConnection.java:508)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.<init>(T4CConnection.java:203)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CDriverExtension.getConnection(T4CDriverExtension.java:33)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver.connect(OracleDriver.java:510)
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(Unknown Source) at
java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(Unknown Source)
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Cause

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