According to the above link, the complete source code for ADF is now avaialble from Oracle Support. I contacted support yesterday and they didn't seem to have a clue about it. Subsequently they opened a TAR and the tech assigned also seems clueless. Anyone else try to obtain this?
Metalink was the first place I looked. I did get an update on the TAR though, I was told the person in charge of the source is away on holiday and it will be a couple of weeks before it's available (sure). Also said it will be made available thru metalink in the future. I guess this is a case of the cart getting before the horse. Sure would be nice to have ADF source for debugging.
It's our bad.
We are trying to get this onto metalink but having some technical problems with getting the mechanism to accept the license into place.
In the meantime we are doing it on a one-by-one basis with customers who are looking to get it.
By the way JDeveloper 10.1.2 already ships with parts of the ADF code for debugging - check out the BC4J/src code under the JDev install.
I noticed the partial ADF source you mentioned, looks to be for data controls and binding... ui stuff. I think it will be a great for productivity, that developers can actually do debug traces through complete ADF source. On the other hand, I hope the ADF code quality is a little better than the JClient code (cough cough!) :)
We are telling you the same thing - we still don't have an automatic mechanism in place to give the source code out right now, so we (the missing guy who comes back on the 18th) are giving the code on a one-by-one basis. You'll need to wait a couple more weeks and you'll get it.
By the way, did you look at the code that is already shipped with 10.1.2? is it enough for your needs or are you looking to debug another section?
I looked at the code shipped with 10.1.2, it is mostly ADF binding and data control stuff. The source we would really like to have is for the BC4J Runtime libraries, mainly the oracle.jbo.* package. In the JDeveloper library editor, the BC4J Runtime source code entry points to file "BC4J/src/bc4jsrc.zip" but it does not exist in my Jdev 10.1.2 distribution.
Anywho, I am agitating about this because our company is currrently burning through about 30K a month on JClient/ADF/Oracle DB projects that are nearing completion, and we have some bugs that are unresolved. We feel that having the source would go a long way to helping us resolving these bugs, as well as potentially saving us thousands of dollars in extra development time. The sooner developers can get products to market, the sooner Oracle can sell more licenses... and then we'll all be happy, right? :)
So perhaps you and Oracle can understand why, that when it was announced the source for ADF was available, why we got all excited and wanted to get it ASAP.