in reply to Re^4: What are DBD::Oracle's dependencies (on Linux)?
in thread What are DBD::Oracle's dependencies (on Linux)?

If you didn't have a DBA, it would be easier to get another system running.

Since you do have a DBA, here's what you want to do:

  1. Have the DBA do a full install of Oracle on the Linux box, software only. He will understand what I am saying. You will not keep this installation for very long.
  2. With your DBA sitting next to you, install DBD::Oracle on the Linux box. It will link against the Oracle installation you did in step 1.
  3. Once DBD::Oracle has been built successfully, delete the Oracle installation from the Linux box.

You now have DBD::Oracle installed on a box that doesn't have Oracle on it. I've already told you to do this. Where is the confusion?

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