Negative Numbers When Loading Binary Data Via SQL*Loader
(Doc ID 1275078.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Database recently migrated to Linux server from HP-UX server. When loading data using SQL*Loader, it is loading negative numbers while using the same control file.
On the HP-UX, the loading is fine but on Linux, it is loading negative number. The database character set on HP-UX and Linux is set to the same value.
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