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Month: March 2011

Compile DBD::Oracle on 64-Bit CentOS

I compiled the Perl DBD::Oracle  module on a CentOS 5.5 recently. It took a while to figure out, that the installed Oracle 10g Express Edition included just 32-Bit libs, but the Perl version was 64-Bit and the CentOS also. To solve the problem try this Howto: Download Oracle Instant Client for Linux x86-64. Select the version you need. I need it to work with Oracle 10g XE, so I used 10.2.0.4. Download these rpms: oracle-instaclient-base, oracle-instaclient-sqlplus oracle-instaclient-devel oracle-instaclient-odbc Install all rpms. If not already installed, install Perl with yum install perl perl-DBI We also need some libs and tools: yum install gcc.x86_64 gcc-c++.x86_64 gcc-java.x86_64 libgcc.i386 libgcc.x86_64 compat-gcc-34.x86_64 compat-gcc-34-c++.x86_64 compat-gcc-34-g77.x86_64 compat-libgcc-296.i386 compat-libstdc++-33.i386 compat-libstdc++-33.x86_64 Now we need to set two enviroment variables: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH /usr/lib/oracle/10.2.0.4/client64/lib/ export ORACLE_HOME /usr/lib/oracle/10.2.0.4/client64/ The next step is the compilation and installation of DBD::Oracle with CPAN-Shell(configuration needed, use defaults). $> cpan [cpan]> install DBD::Oracle Persist the environment variables (/etc/profile.d/) if…

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Quick update

Lang lang ist der letzte Post her. Das hat eben seine Gründe. Hier ein kleines Update: – Arbeitgeber ist nicht mehr Mintgrün sondern Magenta – bin derzeit viel in Berlin – Wetter zu kalt und zu schlecht zum Fotografieren – sonst alles beim Alten

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