Ora-1426 When Calling Dbms_xslprocessor.Clob2file

(Doc ID 949880.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version:
This problem can occur on any platform.


A stored procedure that used to work is currently failing.

The procedure uses DBMS_XSLPROCESSOR.CLOB2FILE to write content to a flat file.
The size of the output file has slowly grown over time - its current size is approximately 2.5G.

There are no Database trace files produced and the output file created with 0 size

ORA-01426: numeric overflow


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