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

OCILob::readReads part of the large object


public OCILob::read(int $length): string|false

Reads length bytes from the current position of LOB's internal pointer.

Reading stops when length bytes have been read or end of the large object is reached. Internal pointer of the large object will be shifted on the amount of bytes read.



The length of data to read, in bytes. Large values will be rounded down to 1 MB.

Valor Retornado

Returns the contents as a string, ou false em caso de falha.


Versão Descrição
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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User Contributed Notes 2 notes

Marcin Matras
8 years ago
To read LOB into variable you can use OCI-Lob::load

= $MyBlob->load();
alvaro at demogracia dot com
13 years ago
To read the whole LOB into a variable:

= $MyBlob->read($MyBlob->size());
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