Re: Utility for creating a ZIP file from BLOBs?

From: Shakespeare <>
Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2008 21:35:20 +0100
Message-ID: <49344a88$0$199$>

Jeremy schreef:
> Hi
> 10g R2 - on Linux RHEL4
> We have a number of documents in the database stored as BLOBs.
> Increasingly we are being asked to provide a method by which a number of
> these can be delivered to a user as a ZIP file.
> The application is web-based and uses the web pl/sql toolkit. I'd rather
> not use any o/s dependent utilities unless absolutely necessary (maximum
> portability).
> Does anyone know of such a facility? My googlling hasn't been too
> successful so far on this one.
> Many thanks.

If you prefer a 100% plsql option, utl_compress might be the way to go. It's gzip-compatible.



Shakespeare Received on Mon Dec 01 2008 - 14:35:20 CST

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