[svlug] Oraperl for Linux ?

mfw@datamain.com mfw at datamain.com
Sat Jan 16 11:55:12 PST 1999


milo,

we have replaced all of our legacy oraperl code with DBD/DBI perl5.
the new libraries have oraperl compatibility wrappers.  the oraperl 
code works with almost no mods.

you don't want to support oraperl anymore.




On Jan 14,  4:12pm, Milo Dodds wrote:
> Subject: [svlug] Oraperl for Linux ?
> Hello SVLUG,
> 
> If anyone has a few moments I wanted to know how to install Oraperl on a 
> Linux box. I have been researching how to do
> this and before I wreck havac on my system I wanted to ask someone who
> has already been down this road before... 
> Perhaps someone could point me to where some good directions are located
> (I will be very happy camper). No one has mentioned the word "oraperl" as
> far back as 8/6/97 (the day I subscribed to SVLUG).
> I have access to several Oracle databases that I want to write Perl
> scripts to. Along the same line is there a way to install SQLPLUS for
> Linux?
> 
> Here is what I have found so far:
> =================================
> A file called oraperl-v2.4.tar.Z located on Oracle's
> website and there is also a Makefile.oraperl.v7 that some Oracle employee
> has made available (have not verified this yet). I got this from an email
> written by Eric Michael Jordon<emjordan at medg.lcs.mit.edu> back in March
> 1996. That is over two years old, perhaps there is more current
> information out there. I am also suspecting that this may not work with
> Perl5.
> 
> I have the Perl cd that was included with Red Hat's Power Tools, but I
> almost certain that it lacks oraperl. I am running Red Hat's 5.2 if that
> makes a difference in terms of finding an RPM instead of a tar.Z file.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Milo Dodds
> Linux rules Microsoft sucks! If you don't believe me ask my laptop.
>  
> 
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