Have we lost the Oracle driver?
benr_mc at cogapp.com
Thu Mar 3 08:23:39 EST 2022
LiveCode 9.6.6 on macOS 10.15.7 (Catalina).
I've downloaded the Oracle stuff but it doesn't seem to have an install script
- where should I put "libclntsh.dylib.11.1"?
thanks for your help,
On 02/03/2022 12:58, panagiotis m via use-livecode wrote:
> Hello Ben,
> I take it you are on MacOS? Which MacOS version, and which LiveCode version
> are you using?
> Could it be the case you haven't got the right version of Oracle Instant
> Client installed? You need libclntsh.dylib.11.1, found here:
> Kind regards,
> On Tue, 1 Mar 2022 at 19:46, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> Hi Mark,
>> Thanks for responding. Indeed 'the revLicenseInfo` returned
>> After re-licensing, it now says "...professional" - however, I still can't
>> open a connection to an Oracle database.
>> Re-licensing *did* make a difference: whereas previously it broke into the
>> debugger, and (sometimes) displayed the error
>> > execution error at line n/a (External handler execution error:
>> revdberr,driver not licensed for this edition)
>> now revOpenDatabase simply returns
>> > revdberr,invalid database type
>> So I guess it's not a licensing issue any more, which is good; but I still
>> can't get at the database! Can you suggest where my next issue might be?
>> Many thanks,
>> On 01/03/2022 16:08, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote:
>>> On 2022-03-01 15:51, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote:
>>>> Hi Matthias,
>>>> Good spot! Thanks for checking.
>>>> I wonder whether this is an accidental omission, in that Oracle was at
>>>> one time only available at a certain higher level of license; maybe
>>>> now that there is only level, perhaps someone forgot to tweak whatever
>>>> bit of code checked that the 'correct' license was in place?
>>> All business-only features were moved to be part of the pro features
>> pack -
>>> the oracle driver included.
>>> If it isn't working in your current version of LC, check that the
>> license you
>>> have licensed LC with does have the pro features pack in it...
>>> If you do `put the revLicenseInfo` it should say professional, rather
>>> If it doesn't say professional, Relicense your IDE using the menu item
>> in Help
>>> and flick through the licenses you have available until one says 'pro'
>> in the
>>> If the revLicenseInfo does say professional then something odd has
>>> somewhere which will need to look into more deeply!
>>> Warmest Regards,
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