Re: Forms 4.5 and Oracle 8

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Date: Sun, 29 Aug 1999 12:52:57 GMT
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In article <eZyx3.142$>, (Steve Cosner) wrote:
> In article <>, Udo Neumann <udo.neumann_at_sw-
de> wrote:
> >Hello
> >
> >we plan to migrate the database from Oracle 7.3.4 to Oracle 8.x. I
> >the format of the rowid has changed between the different versions of
> >the database. For the applications we use Forms 4.5 and Reports 2.5.
> >I need a patch for Forms/Reports to work with the Oracle 8.x
> >If so, where can I find the patch?
> I don't know about a patch, but if you have Forms 4.5 for Windows
> 95/NT, you will be ok. The 16-bit version (for Windows 3.1) had a
> problem -- you could not update a new record immediately after
> committing an insert.
> Steve Cosner
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Downloadable Quick Access utility form: Display and update any table.
In reviewing this for our app, we found that the rowid format change was not an issue because we never did any analysis on the contents (using the substr command, ie). Also, I am not aware of any patch regarding the rowid, but there are 2 patches available from the ftp site, (I think...)

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