GetString Method of OracleDataReader Returns Null With Long Data Type

(Doc ID 2113853.1)

Last updated on MARCH 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

While fetching data from LONG datatype, OracleDataReader's GetString() method will return Null with Managed ODP.NET driver 12.1.0.2. The issue is not reproducible when Unmanaged ODP.NET driver used.

Changes

Upgraded client to 12.1.0.2 ODPM

Cause

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