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ORA-1458: invalid length inside variable character string

Oracle Error Tips by Burleson Consulting


The Oracle docs note this on the ORA-01458 error:

      ORA-01458 invalid length inside variable character string
Cause: An attempt was made to bind or define a variable character string with a buffer length less than the minimum requirement.
Action: Increase the buffer size or use a different type.
*Note: This error does not occur in Oracle 10g



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