My Oracle Support Banner

xmltype(regexp_replace(to_clob ..)) fails with ORA-31011, ORA-19213, LPX-00217 (Doc ID 2421516.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On 12.2.0.1, xmltype(regexp_replace(to_clob ..)) fails with the following error:

ORA-31011: XML parsing failed
ORA-19213: error occurred in XML processing at lines 1
LPX-00217: invalid character 12 (U+000C)

 

Statement that fails:

SELECT xmltype(regexp_replace(to_clob('<foo>&#xc;</foo>'), '&#xc;', '')) FROM dual;


This works in 11.2 and 12.1.

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.