[unixODBC-support] how to connect to oracle xe?

GianLuca Sarto glsarto at tiscali.it
Sat Jan 2 08:38:20 GMT 2010

Nick Gorham wrote:
> GianLuca Sarto wrote:
>> Nick Gorham wrote:
>>> GianLuca Sarto wrote:
>>>> Nick,
>>>> thanks for your kind reply.
>>>> I am not sure I fully understood the Oracle ReadME, but I managed 
>>>> to install the driver.
>>>> Well, almost...
>>>> ODBCConfig crashes when I try to configure the driver:
>>>> gian at hp-gls:/usr/lib/oracle/instantclient_10_2$ sudo ODBCConfig
>>>> ODBCConfig: libltdl/ltdl.c:1178: try_dlopen: Assertion `filename && 
>>>> *filename' failed.
>>>> Aborted
>>> I would avoid ODBCConfig and just edit the ini files. You haven't 
>>> got a setup lib
>> How should I edit my ini files? are there any required entries I 
>> should add?
> Should be documented with the driver.
it should, but it is not.

I'm asking what are the UnixOdbc requirements in the ini files.

If I'm OT or on the wrong list please forgive me.


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