Pro-IV 4.0 Truncate decimal numbers when Oracle
Posted 01 August 2002 - 05:49 PM
I have a test with Oracle 8.1.6 and 8.1.7, using 4.0
link with older libraries (of 7.3.4) and all was OK..
But when I use Oracle 9.2, all are OK, minus decimal
part of numbers..
In SQL*PLUS come with 7.3.4 (older. older. older), All be OK..
But in PRO-IV, we dont see decimal part of number...
Exemple-> 139.50 in Oracle, 139.00 in Data Browser in PRO-IV
but if number or digits is lower, all be OK..
Exemple-> 13.55 in Oracle, 13.5 in Data Browser in PRO-IV
I Know that PRO-IV 4.0 don't have suport of Oracle 9, but
don't have suport of Oracle 8i too, and works!!
Any sugestion ??
Thank You very much
Posted 01 August 2002 - 05:53 PM
a lot of versions...
I dont understaind why dont work well in Oracle 9.2, if
SQL*PLUS Release 18.104.22.168.0, distributed with Oracle7 Server Release 22.214.171.124.0, works fine, and PRO-IV link with
libraries of this version have this problem..
Maybe some parameter ??? (NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS??)
Posted 01 August 2002 - 06:07 PM
It is possible that the reason SQL*plus seems to work is because it uses a different subset of the OCI than ProIV.
For example maybe SQL*Plus binds the number columns in a different way.
Do you know if Oracle officially support access to a V9.2 server from a V7.3 OCI client? If not then it's probably not a good idea to use it anyway
It might be possible to change the ProIV link script yourself to link your old ProIV with Oracle V9 OCI libraries - or it might not if the OCI has changed too much.
Posted 01 August 2002 - 09:14 PM
PRO-IV are apparently working on a fix...
Posted 02 August 2002 - 10:09 AM
The ORANUM and NUMBER problems that we know about are *different* problems - one prevents reliable comparison between Oracle file variables and other (scratch) vars - this is the ORANUM issue - and the other simply doesn't return the correct values to the PRO-IV kernel.
APPARENTLY there's a fix available for the ORANUM issue under Solaris 2.8/Oracle 9i/PRO-IV v5.0 - I'm hoping to get it this weekend. Will let the forum know as to testing progress.
Posted 07 August 2002 - 01:12 PM
We got a patch for the ORANUM problem from PRO-IV for v5.0r109 (on Solaris) today - and it seems to work so far (in our development environments at least)
My general opinion is that ORANUM is a far preferable technical solution to handling Oracle number columns than NUMBER, so I would suggest that anyone encountering the problems discussed in this thread (and other, older ones) should badger PRO-IV support into providing the same fix to them.
Hopefully there'll be a new kernel soon which will include this patch too
Posted 21 August 2002 - 10:20 AM
1) Where in www.proiv.com restricted area I can get a fix
to this problem..I lock for it and dont found this
2) If I get this fix and change all of my external definitions from NUMBER to ORANUM, All will work fine???
Any change will be need in programs ???
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