|Oracle8i SQL Reference
Release 2 (8.1.6)
Functions, 27 of 121
EMPTY_CLOB returns an empty LOB locator that can be used to initialize a LOB variable or in an
UPDATE statement to initialize a LOB column or attribute to
EMPTY means that the LOB is initialized, but not populated with data.
You cannot use the locator returned from this function as a parameter to the DBMS_LOB package or the OCI.
SET clob_col = EMPTY_BLOB();