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reading BLOB type

nikil shar
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Joined: May 25, 2008
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hi all,
am trying to read a BLOB from an oracle db using java1.5 (ojdbc5.jar) and both getBinaryStream() and getBytes() returns null. Have inserted a BLOB in that row which i am fetching so i dont know why i am getting null ??

any suggestions on what could be wrong ??


Scott Selikoff
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Joined: Oct 23, 2005
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Have you tried getBlob()?

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nikil shar
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Joined: May 25, 2008
Posts: 116
yes have tried getBlob() but it still returns null. Have found that the BLOB in the db is actually null even though when i insert BLOB there are no errors thrown and it looks like the insert worked !!

ran this sql to find out the length of BLOB and they are all null :

heres how i insert the BLOB :

Please point out if you see anything wrong with the insert BLOB code.

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