Make it crystal clear which databases (and which
versions) are supported.
Suggestion solution in #37887. Please check for clarity, technical
accuracy and support accuracy.
Oracle has fixed the issues with blob sizes in Oracle 9i Database.
Text will to be changed to reflect that just 8i has the problem with
the Thin driver.
Complete support for the Thin driver in Oracle 9.x is blocked by
109008. Otherwise, I will just make the information as accurate as
possible for soonest release of the guide.
Unless necessary, please don't unblock this bug until 109008 is resolved.
Specific mention of a bug is not normally within the scope of a guide.
Therefore, I am removing the dependency on 109008 and relegating
mention of it to the Release Notes, or hope that it gets fixed before
The IG now reflects that there *has* been a problem with LOBs and the
Oracle Thin driver, and that this is fixed in the latest release of
the driver. Although this information dates the guide printing, that
is not in the same ballpark as referencing specific bugs in a changing
Fixed in p4#38031 and p4#38032.