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Re: Looking for mode for Oracle Pro*C. AKA embedded SQL/C.


From: Kevin Dziulko
Subject: Re: Looking for mode for Oracle Pro*C. AKA embedded SQL/C.
Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 08:19:16 -0400 (EDT)

On 17 May 2003, Tim X wrote:

> >>>>> "Mamouliane" == Mamouliane  <address@hidden> writes:
> 
>  Mamouliane> Oracle Pro*C is basically a pre-processor. It takes a
>  Mamouliane> source file written in C and containing SQL
>  Mamouliane> statements. Hence the name embedded SQL.  The
>  Mamouliane> pre-processor replaces all SQL statements by C statements
>  Mamouliane> & function calls. In the end what you have is C source
>  Mamouliane> code that is then compiled and linked with Oracle
>  Mamouliane> libraries.  This is a very basic description of what it
>  Mamouliane> does but you get the idea.
> 
>  Mamouliane> Is anyone aware of such a mode available for Pro*C? I
>  Mamouliane> know of a SQL mode and PL/SQL mode but can't find a mode
>  Mamouliane> for Pro*C or embedded SQL/C.  Should I write such a mode?
>  Mamouliane> Is it very difficult? It would basically be an extension
>  Mamouliane> to the available C mode. There is already modes for SQL
>  Mamouliane> and PL/SQL out there so I figure I would use that too.
> 
> Before writing your own mode, maybe check out multi-mode-mode which
> allows you to use multiple modes in one buffer. I've not used it
> myself, but remember seeing an article in one of the newsgroups where
> someone was using sql-mode and c-mode for Oracle proc.
> 
> Tim
> 
> 

Please let us know if this works well or not.  I also write c code with 
embedded SQL, and often get frustrated that indentation doesn't work the 
way that I would like it too.  I am using esqlc for ingres.  Thanks!





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