SQL*Loader - Incorrect Behaviour In Direct Path When Loading BINARY_DOUBLE Or BINARY_FLOAT
(Doc ID 1315200.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 126.96.36.199 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
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You loaded data using SQL*Loader (started on client with different byte order than the server, little/big endian) in direct path mode into a column with datatype BINARY_DOUBLE. The process does not raise any error but the values are not correct.
The next test demonstrates this:
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