Re: Accessing files copied by UTL_FILE.FCOPY
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 07:43:50 -0700
Mark D Powell wrote:
> I have not used it but if you are on 10g+ look up the
> dbms_file_transfer package which while added to Oracle to support
> moving files into and out of ASM states it can copy from OS directory
> to OS directory.
> provides procedures to copy a binary file within a database or to
> transfer a binary file between databases
It works well but there is one caveat. Oracle dropped it from 11g so it is an orphan usable in only a single version of the database.
I have used UTL_FILE with many different file types and can not think of any issues I have encountered that remind me of the OP's description.
-- Daniel A. Morgan Oracle Ace Director & Instructor University of Washington damorgan_at_x.washington.edu (replace x with u to respond) Puget Sound Oracle Users Group www.psoug.orgReceived on Tue Sep 30 2008 - 09:43:50 CDT