Oracle Text Behavior Change After Upgrade To 11g Specifically For PDF File Search (Doc ID 1663414.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Text - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A PDF 1.4 and a PDF 1.3 file have these values in a table:

     X        Y      ...
     ...
     69061    - - -  ...
     ...
     69272-1  - - -  ...
     ...
     69352    - - -  ...
     ...

Indexing these PDF files in 11.2.0.3.0 with patch 17762528 installed results in concatenating the column values as shown below.


Notes:
-  No problem occurs if - isn't defined as a printjoin.
-  Same problem occurs in 12.1.0.1.0 w/no patches.

Cause

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