Re: Particular file (PDF) cannot be loaded into Oracle BLOB. Makes sense ?
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 09:54:33 -0000
In article <20930423-a6d5-4ac2-ab2f-94d0b3c804e4 _at_x8g2000prh.googlegroups.com>, onedbguru_at_yahoo.com says...
> On Mar 24, 2:06 pm, Jeremy <jeremy0..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > In article <XsLip.726032$Bh.128..._at_en-nntp-12.dc1.easynews.com>,
> > syltremz..._at_videotron.ca says...
> > > I'm still in doubt with all Oracle support told me about the files
> > having to
> > > be "supported" (or be of an Oracle "known" type).
> > I think that is utter rubbish. It's just bits.
> Yes, bits is bits except when you take a binary file and add CR/LF
> pairs when it shouldn't. IIRC, there is/was a switch somewhere that
> caused SAMBA to leave the file alone an not try to "translate" it - it
> behaves as if the file is transferred to the SAMBA share on VMS in
> ASCII mode which adds the CR/LF because it is not smart enough to know
> that it is a binary vs a text file.
Quite - however the assertion that the content of a BLOB has to be of some defined and recognized structure is plainly ludicrous.
-- jeremyReceived on Fri Mar 25 2011 - 04:54:33 CDT