[Mono-list] Using System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactory with Mono
vvaradhan at novell.com
Thu Feb 28 07:45:07 EST 2008
Can you file a bug and attach a sample console app using similar
providerstring? It would be easier to track and solve this through
On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 04:19 -0800, dr_d00m wrote:
> I am trying to create an application which should be designed for common
> database connectivity. Therefore I used the
> System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactory. I created my application in Visual
> Studio and then tried to run it under Mono. I also tested it with Moma which
> gave me the go-ahead in any cases. In .Net everything worked fine but under
> Mono it threw a weired exception.
> Unhandled Exception: System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException:
> Failed to find or load the registered .Net Framework Data Provider. () ()
> at System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactories.GetFactory (System.Data.DataRow
> providerRow) [0x00000]
> at System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactories.GetFactory (System.String
> providerInvariantName) [0x00000]
> at Connectivity.DBLoader.Load () [0x00000]
> I tried to google this one but without any success.
> The code looks like this:
> using System.Data.OracleClient;
> using System.Data.Common;
> DbProviderFactory factory = DbProviderFactories.GetFactory(providerString);
> using (conn = factory.CreateConnection())
> conn.ConnectionString = ConnectionParameter;
> // Here the data from the database is processed.
> Is there anything I did not consider or is it impossible to procede like
> this under Mono in general?
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> Best regard,
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