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DATA_LENGTH is Different When Creating View Using TO_DATE Function In 11g And 19c (Doc ID 2707063.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.0 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Create view using to_date function. The USER_TAB_COLUMNS.DATA_LENGTH is different in 11g and 19c.
Though DATE column's DATA_LENGTH is fixed 7 byte, In 11g, DATE column's DATA_LENGTH is 8 byte.

Changes

 None.

Cause

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