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OS Novell 4.2 Oracle 7.3.4.5
I have a table test desc as fld1 number(5,3), fld2 varchar2(1).
The control file has,(comma) delimited, optionally enclosed in " (quotes).
The data file contains 99.999,C
It fails with an ORA-01401: inserted value to large for column.
Question. Why did Oracle show an ORA-01401 when the problem is the "C" value was not
enclosed in quotes. I change the data to be 99.999,"C" and it loads properly.
I would have thought that it would display something to the effect that I was trying
to insert a non quoted value into a character field.
Any thoughts or ideas?
ROR mª¿ªm

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