CLOB2FILE Truncates XML When Writing To File (Doc ID 2285147.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using dbms_xmlprocessor.clob2file to write XML to a file via clobs returns a file that is truncated with the last three characters missing.
The truncation occurs only when using databases with a unicode character set.

Cause

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