Powerbuilder and Oracle
I have downloaded and installed the evaluation version of LoadRunner.
I want to use it for performancetesting a Powerbuilder (version 10) application that runs with
Oracle9i Client 220.127.116.11.0
When recording a script I encounter the following problem:
Although there are 2 variables to bind in the sql-statement, LoadRunner only binds one variable.
And that binding is incorrect as well, LoadRunner does not record the right value of the variable.
(that happens in all SQL-statements with variables to bind).
<font class="small">Code:</font><hr /><pre>
lrd_ora8_stmt(OraStm1, "SELECT bdnr, lnam\r\nFROM ppvbed \r\n
WHERE ( ppvbed.bdnr "
"= :an_bdnr ) \r\nor ( (:as_lnam = lnam) \r\nand ("
":as_lnam <> ' ') )\r\n/*ORA*/", 1, 0, 0);
lrd_assign(&D2, "0", 0, 0, 0);
lrd_ora8_bind_placeholder(OraStm1, &OraBnd2, "", &D2, 0, 0, 0);
lrd_ora8_exec(OraSvc1, OraStm1, 0, 0, &uliRowsProcessed, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0);
Is there a solution for that problem?
Thanks very much.
Re: Powerbuilder and Oracle
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