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Compiling and linking a Pro*C application with MS Visual C++ and getting sqlcxt errors.

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Hello,

I've just ported a C program from VMS to Windows 2000 and have successfully compiled it with the Pro*C compiler that comes with Oracle 9.2.0.x.  My program is when I compile and link using Visual C++....  I'm receiving a couple of external reference errors regarding the second function and sqlcxt while linking.

Any ideas?  Do you use a make file in Windows or is that exclusive to unix?

Thank-you kindly
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by:PaulCaswell
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Hi DwayneZandbergen,

Could you post the errors?

Paul
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by:slyong
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You have to add the Pro*C/C++ Library.  The guide here might help: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/itss/docs/oracle/10g/win.101/a96111/integrat.htm
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by:srinims
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you have to include the libraries for the pro*C codes in visual c++ settings

I don't remember the exact names of the libraries, but it named like
orasql???.lib, sql90.lib...


and just exclude the libraries you are already using, if it's ported from the old ora proc codes


srini ms
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by:DwayneZandbergen
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Please see my errors below - I will try the above suggestion as well.

Thanks,

Dwayne

------ Build started: Project: PSR, Configuration: Debug Win32 ------
Linking...
psr.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol _sqlcxt referenced in function _pkg_combo
psr.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol _sleep referenced in function _main
C:\Apps\PSR\PSR\Debug\PSR.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 2 unresolved externals
Build log was saved at "file://c:\Apps\PSR\PSR\PSR\Debug\BuildLog.htm"
PSR - 3 error(s), 0 warning(s)
========== Build: 0 succeeded, 1 failed, 0 up-to-date, 0 skipped ==========
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you need to include orasql.lib.

and you have to give the path for the orasql.lib in the tools/options/include directories

or you can directly give the fullpath in the input in the link tab of project settings

for the sleep function you have to include the file unistd.h


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by:srinims
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or better to use Sleep with caps S. and you can give in milliseconds there instead of the seconds inside sleep with small s
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by:srinims
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i think you have to use _sleep inside main instead of simply sleep. or use Sleep with milliseconds
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by:DwayneZandbergen
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Thanks for your help - I needed to include orasql9.lib and modified the code to reference function _sleep.

Thanks again,

Dwayne
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