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Re: How to successfully install DBD::Oracle?

by clueless newbie (Curate)
on Jan 15, 2022 at 21:57 UTC ( [id://11140486] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How to successfully install DBD::Oracle?

Duh!!

Okay got it installed ... no thanks to clueless!
download the Oracle client
yes I also downloaded the sdk and unzipped them to 'C:\Oracle'(pun not intended). Next I set ORACLE_HOME to C:\Oracle\instantclient_21_3 as that is where the contents of the zips went. Selecting a 64 bit perl (Many THANKS to berrybrew!) I started cpanm and ... waited with bated breath.

cpanm DBD-Oracle-1.82.tar.gz
--> Working on DBD-Oracle-1.82.tar.gz
Fetching file://D:\Downloads-Archive\Software\Perl\DBD-Oracle-1.82.tar.gz ... OK
Configuring DBD-Oracle-1.82 ... OK
Building and testing DBD-Oracle-1.82 ... OK
Successfully installed DBD-Oracle-1.82
1 distribution installed