[MonoDevelop] Trouble importing Visual Studio SLN

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 10:57:25 EDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Devin Venable <venable.devin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm now clear on the differences.  Since I don't have a Windows environment
> or Visual Studio, my approach is to create a new "web application" project,
> find and add each of the existing files, and then add the project
> references.  This seems to be working, but I can't find all of the needed
> assemblies.
> I need Oracle.DataAccess.  BTW, I'm developing on Ubuntu and I've already
> installed via apt and added references for these:
> libmono-oracle1.0-cil - Mono Oracle library (for CLI 1.0)
> libmono-oracle2.0-cil - Mono Oracle library (for CLI 2.0)
> I've googled for this and it's unclear to me whether or not I'll be able to
> download a driver from Oracle that will work under mono on Linux.  Some
> people suggest using a 3rd party driver.  What is the recommendation?  I
> need to not touch the code for the sake of the Windows developers, so I need
> a solution that includes the assembly by the name Oracle.DataAccess.

AFAICT, Oracle.DataAccess is the Oracle-provided assembly. I have no
idea if it works under Linux or not - you should try scanning it with
MoMA. Mono does include an implementation of System.Data.OracleClient
(see http://www.mono-project.com/Oracle) but it seems to be deprecated

Michael Hutchinson

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