Ok... so where is that information stored and is it stored for every row so you can do variable length columns?
The information will be stored in a BLOB table as byte arrays (junk characters) need to convert it to the original format.
If you put some thing like this in Oracle
Select utl_raw.cast_to_varchar2(utl_raw.CAST_FROM_BINARY_INTEGER(87987)) from dual;
you will be getting the o/p something as
The above is the input for me. i need to read and convert back them.
convert to original format as 87987.