Retrieves the character position at which the specified search string begins within the CLOB value that this Clob object represents. The search for searchstr begins at position start.
If the search is successful, position() returns the position at which the search string begins; otherwise, position() returns a value of -1.
position(java.lang.String searchstr, long start)
- The string for which to search.
- The first character is at position 1.
- The position at which to begin searching.
- The first position is 1.
|IF …||THEN position() throws an SQLException to …|
|there is an error accessing the CLOB value||indicate a failure while reading LOB data, setting the SQLException fields as follows:
|the searchstr argument is null
the value of the start argument is less than 1
|indicate an invalid argument, setting the SQLException fields as follows:
|the JVM cannot allocate enough memory for the method to search for the specified string||indicate that available JVM heap memory has run out, setting the SQLException fields as follows: