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SQL*Loader Direct Load with Extended VARCHAR2 Column > 4000 Bytes and ROWS Parameter Raises ORA-39777 (Doc ID 2906977.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

When SQL*loader is used with DIRECT=TRUE and ROWS=Y against a table with long VARCHAR2s (which requires MAX_STRING_SIZE=EXTENDED to be set), an ORA-39777 occurs:

If conventional load is used, or if ROWS is not specified, then the load succeeds.

Cause

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