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in reply to Trouble getting a local DBD::Oracle to work (Dynaloader!)

I tried INSTALL_BASE instead of PREFIX and it appears to have worked! Anyone know a deep reason why that should be?

I've not used PREFIX and I don't know exactly what it does, but it apparently does something a bit differently to INSTALL_BASE (which I *have* used).

Presumably PREFIX didn't put the Oracle.so in the appropriate place and the Oracle.so (version 1.74), which still exists elsewhere in the @INC search paths, was the first Oracle.so that was found.

Cheers,
Rob