[Zope-DB] DCOracle2 on AIX5.2 -- issues

Dieter Maurer dieter at handshake.de
Wed Mar 15 15:02:24 EST 2006

mfmorss at aep.com wrote at 2006-3-15 09:17 -0500:
> ...
>If you fix someone's C code, you really have to wonder if you did it
>correctly, and you also have to wonder if the next release will contain
>code that is even more difficult to fix.  In short, you can hardly trust
>software for industrial use if you have to patch it by hand.

"DCOracle2" currently has no maintainer.
You probably should switch to "cx_Oracle" which has a maintainer...

>I posted originally about these C issues because I assumed it would be
>advantageous to Zope if its various parts could be installed whereever
>Python could, and that the developers would therefore take some interest in
>my troubles.  If they don't, we will probably just look for an alternative
>Python interface to Oracle.  That would be too bad because DCOracle2 does
>seem to work in spite of the compiler complaints, and it seems quite nice
>to use.

Then an additional option is to ignore the compiler warnings...


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