Solved

TEXT_IO Package in Oracle 8i

Posted on 2004-04-29
5
2,022 Views
Last Modified: 2007-12-19
Guys ,

I have to read a file in client machine and to copy to server machine in a directory which is shared ..

To Copy to Server , I can use UTL_FILE and for client file operations , I thought of using TEXT_IO and I couldn't find the package ( I am using Oracle 8i) , can anyone guide me where can I download the Text_IO package like we do to compile the UTL_FIL which will be in the oracle \ rdbms \ admin folder.

With Thanks .

Sen
0
Comment
Question by:senexpert
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
schwertner earned 75 total points
ID: 10948519
TEXT_IO are available only in Forms and Reports.
UTL_FILE works only on the server.
To read a file on the client and to store it on the server create a stored procedure with UTL_FILE on the server and call it from Forms. The local file can be read using TEXT_IO.
0
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:Mark Geerlings
ID: 10952010
As schwertner indicated, TEXT_IO is only available if you have Oracle Forms or Oracle Reports running in client/server mode on the clients.  If you have different client software (or Oracle Forms running from a web server), you will need to use a different utility or file copy mechanism to copy the text file(s) to the server.  A simple DOS file copy command could do this, and that could be executed via a batch file.  Other options may be available too depending on your client software.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction A previously published article on Experts Exchange ("Joins in Oracle", http://www.experts-exchange.com/Database/Oracle/A_8249-Joins-in-Oracle.html) makes a statement about "Oracle proprietary" joins and mixes the join syntax with gen…
Background In several of the companies I have worked for, I noticed that corporate reporting is off loaded from the production database and done mainly on a clone database which needs to be kept up to date daily by various means, be it a logical…
This video shows how to Export data from an Oracle database using the Original Export Utility.  The corresponding Import utility, which works the same way is referenced, but not demonstrated.
This video shows how to recover a database from a user managed backup
Suggested Courses

632 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question