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SQL*Loader Does A Segmentation Fault (Core Dump) With A Numeric INFILE Name OR Fail With SQL*Loader-503 (Doc ID 472577.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to
This problem can occur on any platform.


When setting the infile parameter to a numeric name inside the control file for the sql*loader utility, it fails with  core dump.

load data
infile 2000.dat
into table test
fields terminated by ","
trailing nullcols

On 9i it used to return the following error instead:

SQL*Loader-503: Error appending extension to file ()
Additional information: 7202


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