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SQL*Loader-350 When Username Contains a Period (Doc ID 782683.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

You created a database user with the name containing a period (like "<NAME1>.<NAME2>"). Then the load using the following control file:
.

LOAD DATA
INFILE *
TRUNCATE
INTO TABLE "<NAME1>.<NAME2>".<TABLE_NAME>
FIELDS TERMINATED BY ";"
TRAILING NULLCOLS
(
   ID,
   TEXT
)
BEGINDATA
1;Text 1

.
raises the error:
.

SQL*Loader-350: Syntax error at line 4.
Expecting "(", found ".".

Changes

 

Cause

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