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Select Literal From Dual Results In Blank-Padded Results When CURSOR_SHARING = SIMILAR or CURSOR_SHARING = FORCE (Doc ID 754956.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


On, select literal from dual results in blank-padded results.
Eg. :
Startup the database with cursor_sharing=similar

 select 'X' dummy from dual;


alter session set cursor_sharing=exact;

Session altered.

select 'X' dummy from dual;


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