[unixODBC-support] Installation of the Oracle ODBC driver from Oracle

Nick Gorham nick.gorham at easysoft.com
Thu Apr 12 17:11:17 BST 2007

sellhj at t-online.de wrote:

>I installed an Oracle client on a Fedora core linux and continued to install the 
>herewith provided ODBC driver. Unfortunately I could not find the right 
>parameter. It seems a simple question, but I could not found out the path of my 
>driver manager. Knows anybody how this can be found out? By this I realized that 
>I do not know what file is directly related when speaking about the driver 
>manager. Is is the library or is it the configuration?
>Executing odbcinst --version reveales unixODBC 2.2.5
>executing odbcinst -j reveales unixODBC 2.2.5
>DRIVERS ... /etc/odbcinst.ini
>SYSTEM DATA SOURCES.../etc/odbc.ini
>USER DATA SOURCES ... /root/.odbc.ini
>For installation of the oracle driver the driver manager path is needed. A trial 
>with /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin was not succesful. The error message with those 
>paths (and with /etc) was
The driver manager is libodbc.so,  not sure what the oracle install is 
doing, maybe others on the list will.

Nick Gorham
Easysoft Limited
http://www.easysoft.com, http://www.unixODBC.org

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