WRONG RESULT IS RETURNED WHEN QUERYING AN XMLTABLE AFTER UPGRADING TO 11.2.0.4

(Doc ID 2323688.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2018

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Multi row variable data is not being returned by queries using the xmltable() constructor

select t.* from xmltable('//b/c' passing xmltype('<a><b><c><d>2</d></c></b><b>5</b></a>')columns x number path '//c/d') t; 

is returning wrong result. path '//c/d' is rewritten as .//c/d.

 

Cause

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