Changes in This Release for Pro*C/C++ Programmer's Guide

This preface lists changes in Pro*C/C++ Programmer's Guide.

Changes in Pro*C/C++ 12c Release 2 (12.2)

New Features

The following features are new in this release:

  • Pro*C/C++ now supports identifier lengths of 128 bytes. In previous releases, the identifier length limit was 30 bytes.

  • Pro*C/C++ now supports Oracle Instant Client - Basic Light version.

  • Pro*C/C++ now introduces a new command line option “trim_password”, to prevent authentication issues caused by password strings that contain trailing blank space.

  • High Availability features such as Transaction Guard are implemented in the OCI layer. For more information, see the Call Interface Programmer’s Guide.