[rt-devel] Rt and Oracle

Jesse jesse at fsck.com
Tue Apr 11 13:34:11 EDT 2000

On Tue, Apr 11, 2000 at 11:32:03AM -0600, Aryeh Cody Sherr wrote:
> I too am interested in having Oracle available for Rt. I think a db
> interface that could handle several DBD:: data sources would be great. 

You may want to look at DBIx::AnyDBI (i belive that was the name) which
does some abstraction of such things.)  Other issues that need to be dealt
with is the fact that the Attachments table uses MySQL's blob support which may or may not be easily portable.
> would be very interested in contributing to this portion of rt also. 
> Dylan, I would be interested too in collaborating with you on this. I
> havn't seen a cvs checkout. Jesse, is there a rt-devel faq? Does there
> need to be one?
If you're volunteering to help coordinate it, that would be just great :)
Bounce me content and I'll put it on the web ;)

> $::cody
> On Tue, 11 Apr 2000, Dylan Vanderhoof wrote:
> >Hello Jesse et al,
> >	I have tossed this idea around for a while, but hadn't had time to
> >implement it in rt-1.0, so I might as well work on it for 2.0 at this point.
> >If there is any interest at all besides me, I'd like to write a DBI
> >interface for IBM's DB2 as well as the other 3 mentioned.  I'm not sure how
> >many people out there are using it, but if it might be useful, I'll happily
> >make the code part of the RT-2.0 release tree.  
> >	Question for Jesse, if it's something you're interested in, how do I
> >get access for cvs commits, and what is the current module to check out for
> >the latest rt-devel tree?  Is it still rt-1-1?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Dylan C. Vanderhoof
> >Internal Software Developer
> >Semaphore Corporation
> >
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Jesse [mailto:jesse at fsck.com]
> >Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2000 6:28 AM
> >To: Stiansen, Per Sverre
> >Cc: rt-devel at lists.fsck.com
> >Subject: Re: [rt-devel] Rt and Oracle
> >
> >
> >As it stands now, RT 2.0 should be portable to oracle. Heck, even 1.0 should
> >be portable, but it's a nontrivial change right now.  FWIW, RT already 
> >allows you to create tickets by mail and update them by the web.  If you
> >are interested in helping port to oracle, we could certainly use the help.
> >	jesse
> >
> >
> >
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