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SYS_CONNECT_BY_PATH Fails With ORA-30004 (Doc ID 786680.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.4


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When defining a double character separator with the "sys_connect_by_path" function, oracle returns an error mentioning that the separator is part of the column whereas the separator IS NOT actually a part of the the table column.

ORA-30004: when using SYS_CONNECT_BY_PATH function, cannot have separator as part of column value

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