PYTHON OCI-Lob->read

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(PHP 5, PECL oci8 >= 1.1.0)

OCI-Lob->readReads part of the large object


string 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.



The length of data to read, in bytes.

Return Values

Returns the contents as a string, or FALSE in case of error.