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Piecewise Operations to Manipulate LONG RAW Datatype (Doc ID 50759.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version to [Release 8.0.3 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.0.3 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version to [Release 8.0.3 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this document is to demonstrate the use of Oracle8 calls to perform piecewise manipulation of long raw columns.


Information contained here is meant as a supplement to the following OCI documentation on this topic:

Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide

The program contained in this article is a utility program that loads,unloads, or updates long raw columns from file system files. It is written in K&R C (the lowest form of C) so that it can be used on as many platforms as possible.

There is no guarantee that this program will work unmodified, however, it attempts to document the common problems you may encounter.


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