XML Concurrent Programs Are Completed In Warning With Error Message 'Could not initialize class oracle.sql.CHAR' (Doc ID 2058603.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 12.1.3 to 12.2 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 All the concurrent programs with output type of 'XML' are completing in warning with the following error message:

"Post-processing of request 2981569 failed at 01-SEP-2015 05:22:14 with the error message: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Could not initialize class oracle.sql.CHAR"


The program output is produced as XML instead of PDF.

Changes

 PATH and AF_CLASSPATH variables were modified.

Cause

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