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Expdp/Impdp Of An Xmltype Column Causes 'Encoding' Tag To Change (Doc ID 1396017.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After the import, the encoding tag has changed from ISO-8859-1 to US-ASCII.
Setting NLS_LANG to WE8ISO8859P1 in expdp and impdp didn't have no effect.

expdp of a table containing a column defined as XMLType. The XML header is
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>

After impdp to another database the XML header is seen to be:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="US-ASCII"?>

Database characterset for source database and target database is UTF8.


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