Select LPAD Through OCI Gives Wrong Length Result
Last updated on JULY 05, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 220.127.116.11
Information in this document applies to any platform.
After upgrading the current production environment from Oracle 9i to Oracle 18.104.22.168 or 22.214.171.124 a SQL SELECT returns a different length when using the LPAD function within an OCI 7 application.
Here is the SQL being executed using OCI: "select lpad('abcd',6,'z') from dual"
Against an Oracle 9i environment the result is a length of 6.
Against an Oracle 11g 126.96.36.199 or 188.8.131.52 environment the result is a length of 4000.
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