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Compilation of Java Source Code Fails with "ORA-29536: Badly Formed Source" (Doc ID 2478822.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2019

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Compilation of a java source code fails with "ORA-29536: Badly Formed Source" error. The issue can be illustrated using the following sample code.

Changes

The code works fine as long as no non-ascii character is used in it. The introduction of the character 'Ç' makes the compilation fail with "ORA-29536: Badly Formed Source" error.

Cause

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