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From: Erik Arneson <erik@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Ocamlodbc
On 27-Oct-2003, Alex Baretta <alex@baretta.com> wrote:
> I'm working on interfacing a piece of Ocaml code with an Oracle
> dbms. I noticed that Ocamlodbc does support Oracle, and I've been able
> to build both the unixodbc and the ocamlodbc/oraclecfo libraries. I'd
> like to know what C client libraries/ODBC drivers i need for Oracle to
> work with ocamlodbc.

You will need the Oracle client installation and an ODBC driver.  As
far as I know there are no stable freely-available Oracle ODBC drivers
for UnixODBC, but there are a few commercial drivers that look pretty
nice.

> Also, does anyone know if there is a "native" client library for
> Oracle à la libpq de PostgreSQL?

Search the Caml Humps for the OCaml OCI library.  There is one out
there.  I have used it with success.  Here's the URL:

                   <http://oci8ml.sourceforge.net/>

Good luck!

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