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Csscan gives some incorrect lossy for BIG5 charactersets (ZHT16MSWIN950 , ZHT16HKSCS, ZHT16BIG5) (Doc ID 1105724.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.0 and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 9.0.1.0 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-Aug-2016***

Symptoms

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Csscan tags some rows as "Lossy" even if the actual codes are defined in the BIG5 (ZHT16MSWIN950 , ZHT16HKSCS, ZHT16HKSCS31, ZHT16BIG5) characterset.

Changes

Using Csscan before trying to change the ZHT16MSWIN950 , ZHT16HKSCS, ZHT16HKSCS31 or ZHT16BIG5 characterset to UTF8 or AL32UTF8 or doing a check ( FROMCHAR=TOCHAR ) on a  BIG5 characterset database.


Cause

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