R, unixodbc & easysoft problems

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Jun 1 06:18:58 PDT 2006

Vittorio <vdemart1 at tin.it> writes:

> I installed first, from the ports, unixodbc, then the latest oracle 
> easysoft driver on my FBSD 6.1 box, following the included 
> instructions. When using unixodbc with postgresql, plain sailing, it 
> works like a charm!
> But when I try to connect via odbc to oracle (here 
> an instance of the statistical software R) I get:
> 1: [RODBC] ERROR: 
> state 01000, code 0, message [unixODBC][Driver Manager]Can't open lib 
> '/usr/compat/linux/usr/local/easysoft/oracle/libesoracle.so' : Shared 
> object "libm.so.6" not found, required by "libesoracle.so"
> and 
> issuing:
> /compat/linux/usr/bin/ldd -v libesoracle.so
> /compat/linux/usr/bin/ldd: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: not found
> ldd: /lib/ld-
> linux.so.2 $exited with unknown exit code (127)
> I understand that 
> there's something to be set as far as libraries to be used & linked are 
> concerned.

Do you have the "missing" library?
On my system, it was installed by the linux_base port, and is 

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