Oracle instant client supprt

Oracle instant client supprt

Postby zvasku » Fri 09 Feb 2007 12:24


do you plan to support Oracle instant client? It's only zip with oci related dlls. There is no ORAHOME etc.

Because I have Professional version I have made changes to my dbexpress driver to work correctly with instant client.

I think the good way is to use VendorLib to specify direct location of OCI.

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Postby Challenger » Tue 13 Feb 2007 10:10

Thank you for assistance. We'll consider possibility to implement this feature in either of the next DbxOda versions.
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Postby Babnik42 » Mon 19 Feb 2007 09:53


is it possible you share your method for connecting to instant client?

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Postby zvasku » Fri 23 Feb 2007 09:23

I have changed DetectOCI in OraCall.pas to direct locate OCI.DLL.

Be sure to set CharSet parameter.

I have problem only with CLOB where WIN1250 characters are wrong (replaced by ?). All other text fields (VARCHAR, CHAR) are ok.

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