Oracle Meeting Results

Munehiro Matsuda haro at
Thu Jan 15 19:34:39 PST 2004

From: Josef Grosch <jgrosch at>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 15:53:22 -0800
::On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 11:17:22PM +0100, Lukas Ertl wrote:
::> On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Matt Olander wrote:
::> > What we ended up discussing is a 'not officially supported' development
::> > version of Oracle downloadable from their website after filling in the
::> > standard who, what, where, and why type of form with the typical
::> > disclaimers, which I believe they already do for the other development
::> > versions.
::> This is _awesome_ news!
::> > In an attempt to placate his concerns about supporting a test download
::> > like this, we informed him that the FreeBSD community is used to figuring
::> > out things on their own, and that we could possibly have a couple of DBA
::> > contacts within the community act as primary contacts for initial
::> > support and an oracle specific mailing list.
::> You may abuse me as you like :-)
::> (Yes, I'm really in need of a native Oracle - not necessarily the server,
::> but definitely the client.)
::I'd love to have a native Oracle server on FreeBSD but I'll settle for an
::Oracle client with all the libraries so that a JDBC connection to an Oracle
::server would work.


Wow, this looks good. :-)

I'd like to see the OCI library (Oracle Call Interface) ported,
then I could port our client-apps running now on Linux/Solaris.

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