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Help on UTL_FILE package

Help on UTL_FILE package

Help on UTL_FILE package

(OP)
Hi everybody,
I have a problem using the procedure UTL_FILE.GET_LINE.
My ORACLE version is 8i. Here's the problem:
I want to open a textfile which contains several lines; it looks like this:
item1 item2 item3
item4 item5 item6
item7 item8 item9

I want to store the items in different tables. Therefore,
I first open the file:
fileHandler := UTL_FILE.FOPEN(location, textfile, 'r').
Then, I use UTL_FILE.GET_LINE(fileHandler, outbuf).
But outbuf will only contain the first line, that is
'item1 item2 item3'. How can I access the other lines?
Many thanks for your help!
Cheers,
Dan

RE: Help on UTL_FILE package

Mike -
I read the question the same way and come to the same response.

RE: Help on UTL_FILE package

Mike -
It's nice to be back!  I had to start working for a living again, and hadn't had much time for anything else (not to mention the return of fishing and hunting seasons!).

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