REGEXP_REPLACE On Uninitialized CLOB Variable In RECORD Type Fails With ORA-07445 [PESL_SRC_DST_CMP]

(Doc ID 2379102.1)

Last updated on MARCH 30, 2018

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


REGEXP_REPLACE on an uninitialized CLOB variable in a record type fails with ORA-07445 [pesl_src_dst_cmp()+1026].

The behavior can be observed easily using below code snippet.

If l_rec.content is initialized with EMPTY_CLOB or with some text then the code does not fail.


None. The issue is seen even before any upgrade or bug fixes. Issue can be reproduced in all versions.


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