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Multiple fields of Long type
Joined: Oct 26, 2002
Jun 10, 2006 23:22:00
Why Oracle complains when trying to add more than one fields of LONG type? It says - "a table may contain only one column of type LONG".
Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Jun 12, 2006 06:20:00
Because that is how it is designed.
The LONG datatype is deprecated anyway. Assuming you are not using an unsupported version of Oracle (i.e. v8i or below) you would use a LOB datatype instead. You can have more than one LOB field in a table.
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