Can You Combine OCI 7 and OCI 8 API Calls? (Doc ID 120184.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.0.3.0 and later
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version 8.0.3.0 and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 8.0.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 23-Jan-2014***

Goal

The OCI API was over-hauled from version Oracle 7 to Oracle 8.  You may find yourself now in a position of needing to mix calls from both APIs.  For example, you may have existing applications that use the olog() call to logon but need to call newer code written with the OCI 8 API.  Is this supported?

Solution

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