cx_Oracle 6.0rc1

Anthony Tuininga anthony.tuininga at
Fri Jun 16 20:03:13 EDT 2017

What is cx_Oracle?

cx_Oracle is a Python extension module that enables access to Oracle
Database for Python 2.x and 3.x and conforms to the Python database API 2.0
specifications with a number of enhancements.

Where do I get it?

The easiest method to install cx_Oracle 6.0rc1 is via pip as in

    python -m pip install cx_Oracle --upgrade --pre

Note that the --pre option is required since this is a prerelease.

What's new?

This release focused on correcting issues discovered over the past month
and polishing items in preparation for a production release. The full
release notes can be read here:

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