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OCILob::erase

(PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8, PECL OCI8 >= 1.1.0)

OCILob::eraseErases a specified portion of the internal LOB data

Description

OCILob::erase(int $offset = ?, int $length = ?): int|false

Erases a specified portion of the internal LOB data starting at a specified offset. If called without parameters, it erases all LOB data.

For BLOBs, erasing means that the existing LOB value is overwritten with zero-bytes. For CLOBs, the existing LOB value is overwritten with spaces.

Parameters

offset

length

Return Values

Returns the actual number of characters/bytes erased or false on failure.

Changelog

Version Description
8.0.0, PECL OCI8 3.0.0 The OCI-Lob class was renamed to OCILob to align with PHP naming standards.

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