"oracle" shell environment

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Nov 6 12:58:54 PST 2003

Vitalis <vitalis at numericable.fr> writes:

> Using http://www.shadowcom.net/freebsd-oracle9i/ how can we deal with
> the "oracle" shell environment? I mean, due to the linux compatibility
> mode, there is some Oracle stuff under /compat/linux/etc/, but scritpts
> and executables expect them to be in /etc. We can modify dbstart et al.,
> but is there another solution?

The linux "emulator" searches /compat/linux... before /..., so this
should work fine, as far as I can see.

> BTW can we (should we) change the default shell of the "oracle" user to
> something like /compat/linux/bin/*sh? Or can we (should we) launch a
> /compat/linux/bin/*sh at the end of the .profile or .login?

No, again, this should probably just work.

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