Problem With Patch 11665727 (Doc ID 1592464.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

With patch 11665727 installed, independently on the value set for
NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS, the returned result always shows the delimiter ".".

Examples

Without the patch


alter session set NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS='.,';
<tns:TEST_DAT>2016-05-07T23:59:00.000000</tns:TEST_DAT>
 
alter session set NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS=',.';
<tns:TEST_DAT>2016-05-07T23:59:00,000000</tns:TEST_DAT>
 
 
With the patch


alter session set NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS='.,';
<tns:TEST_DAT>2016-05-07T23:59:00.000000</tns:TEST_DAT>
 
alter session set NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS=',.';
<tns:TEST_DAT>2016-05-07T23:59:00.000000</tns:TEST_DAT>

Cause

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