> Hello Bruce,
> thanks for your reply.
> I already have anticipated that there is no off the shelf solution for my
> A wrapper linpq I dont't want to use, cause then I would have to link
> against different stuff coneccting to PostgreSQL and Oracle. I want to
> have this switching done not in my application, but in a separate process.
> After all the Oracle client SW is not available under Linux.
> Nevertheless I would like to implement this Oracle Gateway using the
> PostgeSQL stuff.
> Now the problem for me is how to get used to the backend architecture as
> fast as possible. That means is there any more deeper technical doku
> available, describing the backend control flow and architekture.
> Especially the layout of list and nodes structure of the parser.
Check the web site documentation. Under developers, there is all the
stuff you should need. Description/flowchart, and developers FAQ.
> Cause using the Oracle OCI there has to be some preprocessing done to
> parse the libpq SQL strings for binding input and output variables to. So
> a simple SELECT call is not mappable to a single OCI call.
You would have to put code into the server to call pass the query and
returned data to oracle. Not easy.
> Sorry for the long lines. I used the netscape to generate the mail and he
> doen't complain about long lines. I will use the good old pine in the
You can set your netscape window size in your .Xdefaults file.
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