SQL*Loader Cannot Load Some Raw Data When NLS_LANG is Multi-Byte
Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2015
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
SQL * LOADER will not successfully load the binary data to RAW datatype column, if the following conditions are met:
- You have specified the multi-byte character set to NLS_LANG and Database.
- The record delimiter is specified after binary data(binary data is specified as last column in loader control file).
- Binary data's last byte is first byte of multi-byte charcterset.
- The record delimiter is more than 2 bytes.
If you have set the NLS_LANG to the character set JA16SJIS and run the data load with the SQL * Loader as following:
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