Preparing an Oracle Database XE port/package -- any tips ?
ady at ady.ro
Fri Mar 7 15:31:25 UTC 2008
On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 5:17 PM, Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Rink Springer wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Fri, Mar 07, 2008 at 04:36:56PM +0200, Adrian Penisoara wrote:
> >> After having to deploy an Oracle Database XE  installation (with
> >> 32bit binaries from the official RPM package) on a production FreeBSD
> >> 6.2machine I realized it would be very much feasible to produce a
> >> FreeBSD
> >> port/package for it.
> >> I would like to know whether similar efforts have been undergoing and
> >> whether people came up with some tips & tricks on this.
> > We run Oracle XE on two FreeBSD 6.3 machines at work - we've just
> > manually set it up, but are very interested in a port of it. We did
> > the same as you basically - just uncompress it and move the files in
> > place.
> Could any of you write a short HOWTO article, either for the "official"
> articles section or for the wiki (or both...)?
Let's not forget about the Oracle 8i installation section in the FreeBSD
Handbook  which could surely benefit from updating (8i is desupported
since a ling time). I would be glad to help (re)writing such stuff, as time
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