How to indicate end of clob from pl/sql?

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Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 13:05:44 -0700 (PDT)
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I have a temporary clob that I am creating in a pl/sql stored procedure using DBMS_LOB.CREATETEMPORARY and then I am passing the clob into a Java stored procedure which is supposed to read all the data from that clob ( doing stuff with it ) and then return when there is no more data to read.

I get the oracle.sql.CLOB's InputStream with getAsciiInputStream and then use read to read from it.

I am able to read all the data from the clob, but my procedure then blocks waiting for eof ( or end of clob since there iis no file involved ) that it never recieves.

Is there any way, from PL/SQL to tell oracle that the clob is finished being written so that when it's passed and read from, eof will happen when the end is reached?

Here's my PL/SQL code:

   v_what VARCHAR2(1000) := 'This is a line of text, there are many like it, but this one is mine

    v_in CLOB := NULL;
    v_out CLOB := NULL;
    v_err CLOB := NULL;

    DBMS_LOB.OPEN ( v_in, DBMS_LOB.lob_readwrite );
    DBMS_LOB.WRITEAPPEND( v_in, LENGTH( v_what ), v_what );
    DBMS_LOB.CLOSE ( v_in );

    my_java_stored_proc( v_in ); -- I never get to the next line



END; My java code looks basically like this:

// This code is from the innards of a function
// data is the oracle.sql.CLOB that is passed in as a parameter
InputStream is = data.getAsciiStream();
InputStreamReader isr = new InputStreamReader( is, cs ) BufferedReader br = new BufferedReader( isr );

int charsRead = 0;
int offset = 0;
char[] buf = new char[bufSize];

while ( ( charsRead = buf, offset, bufSize ) ) >= 0 ) {

    // do something

// The something happens, but then the function never returns.
// It blocks waiting for an 'eof' that never happens.
Received on Fri Sep 12 2008 - 15:05:44 CDT

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