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Re: ECPG ... how to convert from oracle -> pgsql ...

From: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: ECPG ... how to convert from oracle -> pgsql ...
Date: 2002-01-17 20:27:23
Message-ID: 20020117202723.GB1347@feivel.fam-meskes.de (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 01:47:19PM -0400, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> 	Been asked to look into the difficultly of converting from Oracle
> embedded C -> PostgreSQL, and, so far, I'm totally lost ...

Shouldn't be too difficult though as I tried to add some Oracle
compatibility hacks. But the more non-standard features your Oracle program
uses the more difficult it gets.

> docs on the web site, don't seem to help much, unless I'm just reading the
> wrong sections (Programmers Guide) ...

Ehem, the docs need work.

> rmail.pc:95: ERROR: parse error at or near "("

Should be fixed in CVS. Up to version 2.8.0 (PGSQL 7.1.3) ecpg didn't allow
casts in declare section.

> 	Okay, so that is Oracle specific ... just remove it?

You have too. We do not have anything similar to oraca.

Michael
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