Re: Convert block dump data (data type number)

Hi

Thanks for the replies

Does anyone know what does internally do

dbms_stats.convert_raw_value and utl_raw.cast_to_number?

Thanks

Alex



On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 3:22 PM, Tim Hopkins <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> Hi Alex,
>
> You can convert the raw hex to a number using the UTL_RAW package:
>
> SQL> select utl_raw.cast_to_number(replace('c2 4a 46',' ')) from dual;
>
> UTL_RAW.CAST_TO_NUMBER(REPLACE('C24A46',''))
> --------------------------------------------
>                                        7369
>
>
> 1 row selected.
>
> Cheers,
> Tim
>
> > On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 1:36 PM, amonte <ax.mount@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi
> >>
> >
> >>    ABS_FNO    REL_FNO    BLOCKNO      ROWNO      EMPNO ENAME
> >> ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- ----------
> >>          8          8         10          0       7369 SMITH
> >>
> >> so I dump block 10 and check for row 0 and got this:
> >>
> >> tab 0, row 0, @0xb94
> >> tl: 38 fb: --H-FL-- lb: 0x0  cc: 8
> >> col  0: [ 3]  c2 4a 46 --> EMPNO
> >>
> >> so converting 53 4d 49 54 48 to ascii we got SMITH but to get the EMPNO
> >> (7369) using c2 4a 46 ?
> >>
> >> TIA
> >>
> >> Alex
> >>
>
>
>

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