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Re: OCI 7.3.x against 8.0.4/8.0.5 server

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Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 18:07:43 GMT
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In article <TudQ5.17024$>,   "Craig Demyanovich" <> wrote:
> I've inherited a program that uses the OCI 7.3.x to hit an 8.0.4
 server, and
> the program works well. As a convenience to me, I've been given
> to avoid the hour-long drive to this site provided I can successfully
> configure a similar environment at my company. I initially created
 an 8.0.5
> server at my company and successfully compiled the program. It fails
> connect. I tried creating an 8.0.4 server to use with the program,
 but the
> program still fails to connect. The error reported by the program in
> log is "Error while trying to retrieve text for error ORA-00000." I
> the program logic; it behaves like this:
> call olog() to connect
> olog() fails
> write connection failure to log file
> call oehrms() to obtain error information
> write error text to log file // this is the error message
> above
> The OCI is new to me, and I have not been able to ascertain the cause
> this error. It's especially frustrating since the program worked at
 the job
> site. It seems unlikely to me that the fact that the job site is
> Oracle on AIX while I'm running it on NT Server would matter. I find
> Oracle's web site difficult to use at best, and the documentation for
> OCI 7.3.x and the 8.0.x server haven't revealed much. Any help would
> greatly appreciated.
> Thanks for your time,
> Craig Demyanovich

Error 0000 means 'Normal successful completion'. This is a configuration problem, and so it should surface in sqlplus and other products. Either you don't have an NLS_LANG in your registry or a variable called ORA_NLS32_DATA, or your message libraries (like oraus.msb) are missing.


Sybrand Bakker, Oracle DBA

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