Oracle Character Set Scanner

Release 1.0

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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0. INTRODUCTION
1. CHANGES FROM ORACLE8i CHARACTER SET SCANNER
2. INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION
3. FIXED BUGS

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0. INTRODUCTION
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0.1 Purpose of this README
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This README file is relevant only to the Oracle Character Set Scanner,
Release 1.0.

This README highlights any differences between the Character Set
Scanner and it's documented functionality, as well as known problems
and workarounds.

This README file is provided in lieu of release notes, system
bulletins, or similar publications.

0.2 Oracle8i Character Set Scanner Product Documentation
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The following part number describes the Character Set Scanner
documentation, available online on the Oracle Technology Network at
http://technet.oracle.com/.

Part Number A85455-01
"Oracle8i Documentation Addendum, Release 3 (8.1.7)"

Release enhancements or fixes beyond this version are documented in this
README.txt file.


1. CHANGES FROM ORACLE8i CHARACTER SET SCANNER
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1.1 Release 1.0 Changes
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The following section describes Character Set Scanner enhancements
available with Release 1.0.

1.1.1 Scanner Views
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Character Set Scanner introduced several views for analysing the
results of a scan at the database level. The views are defined in the
CSMINST.SQL file.

2. INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION
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2.1 Installing the Character Set Scanner
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The Character Set Scanner archive should be expanded under
ORACLE_HOME. The archive contains two files, `admin/csminst.sql' and
`bin/csscan'. Should existing files from this archive already exist
under ORACLE_HOME, backing up these files is advised.

2.2 Configuring the Character Set Scanner
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Please refer to the Oracle8i documentation for information on
configuring the Character Set Scanner.

3. FIXED BUGS
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1368313 - CSSCAN IS REPORTING EMPTY CLOB AS BEING CONVERTIBLE DATA
1385988 - DB SCANNER REPORTS LOSSY CONVERSION WHEN SCAN NCLOB & NVARCHAR2 COLUMN
1409771 - ORA-1406 FETCHED COLUMN VALUE WAS TRUNCATED ON SCAN OF IOT'S
1423801 - SCANNER EXITED WITH ORA-1555
1550920 - SCANNER UTILITY UNABLE TO SCAN COLLECTION TYPES VARRRAY AND NESTED TABLES
1567672 - SCANNER DISPLAYS NO OUTPUT FOR LONG DATATYPE
1611255 - CHARACTER SET SCANNER GETS SEGMENTATION FAULT WHEN ARRAY AND PROCESS ARE LARGE