[Mono-dev] Mono, Oracle and .NET after 4.0

Bojan Rajkovic brajkovic at coderinserepeat.com
Mon Nov 7 10:45:43 EST 2011

On Nov 7, 2011, at 10:06 AM, Daniel Morgan wrote:

> Mono's oracle provider is not completely dead.  I have been making bug fixes to it, but since I do not have git commit access, I have no ways to put them there.   I even started migrating Mono's oracle provider to based on ODP.NET.   I should create a fork of it on github.
> An alternative is to use ODBC.
> Late this year or early next year, Oracle will have a private beta for a thin oracle ado.net provider.  If interested, go to the ODP.NET at oracle.  There is an old message talking about that.  
> https://forums.oracle.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=2216233&tstart=30
> Since it is thin, there is a good chance it will work on Mono on Linux.

Thanks for the information Daniel—I've been wanting a thin provider for a while now, because my company does a lot of work with Oracle. Hopefully this comes out soon!

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