|Oracle9i SQL Reference
Release 2 (9.2)
Part Number A96540-01
Functions, 39 of 177
EMPTY_CLOB return 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.
Restriction: You cannot use the locator returned from this function as a parameter to the
DBMS_LOB package or the OCI.
The following example initializes the
ad_photo column of the sample
pm.print_media table to