ODP.NET Managed Provider Throws NullReferenceException When Selecting Single Byte BLOB Data With InitialLOBFetchSize Set To -1

(Doc ID 2104398.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


When application fetches 1 byte data from a BLOB column using ODP.NET Managed provider, it fails with System.NullReferenceException. The issue is not reproducible if it fetches more than 1 byte from BLOB column or while using Unmanaged ODP.NET provider.

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