31.1 Introduction to Globalization Support in OCI

This section describes the globalization support functions in detail.

31.1.1 Conventions for OCI Functions

Describes the conventions for OCI functions.

The entries for each function may also contain the following information:
  • Returns — The values returned. The standard return values have the following meanings as described in the following table.

Table 31-1 Function Return Values

Return Value Meaning


The operation succeeded.


The operation failed. The specific error can be retrieved by calling OCIErrorGet() on the error handle passed to the function.


The OCI handle passed to the function is invalid.

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