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Calling a CLOB Locator Fails With ORA-22275 (Doc ID 161530.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

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

This problem can occur on any platform.


Running PLSQL code containing call to EMPTY_CLOB() fails with


Sample user "scott" must be installed on the test machine running the code shown below.
The user "scott" can be installed by connecting as SYS or SYSTEM user an run the following scripts to be found on the RDBMS Server depending on operating system

  • Linux / Unix : $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin/utlsampl.sql
  • Windows     : %ORACLE_HOME%\rdbms\admin\utlsampl.sql


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