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Impact of changing Varchar to Varchar2 [message #219310] Tue, 13 February 2007 23:31 Go to next message
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Registered: January 2007
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I have read for SQL Reference Guide for 10g that the Varchar has been deprecated.

Is this deprecation valid for PL/SQL and PRO*C Datatypes also..?
If so then what would be the impact if the VArchar datatypes are changed to varchar2.

Thanks in advance.

Re: Impact of changing Varchar to Varchar2 [message #219333 is a reply to message #219310] Wed, 14 February 2007 01:03 Go to previous message
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Registered: October 2005
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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It only means as a datatype in a table - no impact on Pro*C. You can continue to fetch VARCHAR2 table columns into VARCHAR Structs in Pro*C.

Ross Leishman
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