KUP-4021 And KUP-4023 When Selecting From An External Table Containing Diacritics

(Doc ID 754396.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.8
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

When loading data coming from a Sybase database and containing diacritical characters, using the ORACLE_LOADER external table method the following errors are raised:
KUP-04021: field formatting error for field <field_name>
KUP-04023: field start is after end of record
KUP-04101: record 1 rejected in file <datafile_name>
.

Cause

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