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LPX-00244 When Performing XSL Transformation To HTML On XML Containing < Character (Doc ID 2661109.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When performing XSL transformation to HTML on XML data containing "<" (encoded '<' character) we get error "LPX-00244: invalid use of less-than ('<') character (use <)".

The following error is received:

Oracle Database 12c Enterprise Edition Release 12.1.0.2.0 - 64bit Production
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XMLType.Transform().GetClobVal() ERROR:
ORA-31011: XML parsing failed
ORA-19213:
error occurred in XML processing at lines 1
LPX-00244: invalid use of less-than
('<') character (use &lt;)

XMLSERIALIZE(XMLTRANSFORM()) ERROR:
ORA-31011: XML parsing failed
ORA-19213:
error occurred in XML processing at lines 1
LPX-00244: invalid use of less-than
('<') character (use &lt;)

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Cause

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