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OCI-Lob::read

(PHP 5, PECL OCI8 >= 1.1.0)

OCI-Lob::readReads part of the large object

Description

string OCI-Lob::read ( int $length )

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.

Parameters

length

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

Return Values

Returns the contents as a string, or FALSE on failure.

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