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lob->read -- Reads part of large object


string 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 large object is reached. Internal pointer of large object will be shifted on the amount of bytes read.

Returns FALSE in case of error.

See also oci_lob_eof(), oci_lob_seek(), oci_lob_tell() and oci_lob_write().