On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 12:28:42PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 02:58:23AM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> > Here's a perl question (OK, not really).. Is anyone aware of a
> > compatibility/wrapper library which a developer could use to take an
> > app using the MySQL API and with some (ideally) minimal munging turn
> > it into Oracle OCI or Pro*C code?
> > 
> > I'm faced with converting a couple of apps that have MySQL support to
> > use OCI and it's, er, frightening to say the least (OCI manual is 1,054
> > PDF pages. It is in the best academic traditions for Intimidatingly
> > Enormous Tomes deemed an "introduction").
> Don't forget that even if you could automatically change the API over,
> you'd still have to change all the SQL in the API as well.  Which is
> probably just as difficult a task, given how much SQL can vary from
> product to product...
> -Dom

At least it's not as bad as Oracle -> MySQL (although that would be a
less likely scenario).

There was a link on mysql.com about mysql being added to the Oracle
migration kit that might be helpful (although probably not).


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