Installing Oracle Client 10g on FreeBSD

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Tue Oct 17 05:43:56 UTC 2006

On Tue, 17 Oct 2006 00:00:57 +0200 Martin Hudec wrote:
> Vladimir Terziev wrote:
> > 	I'll be very thankful if you provide working instructions how to intermix FreeBSD and Linux libraries.
> > 	Thanks in advance!

> I sense bit of irony here, but I hope I just have wrong feeling :).
> Mixing BSD and Linux libs? Well - what do you say on using native
> Firefox with linux flash plugin? Works too.

> I will try to do it, and let's hope I'll be able to get oracle
> connection to test simple perl script as without it I am bit lost (I
> used only client stuff, not full oracle database).

Just a note: you can't mix FreeBSD and linux libraries at one
application. Those processes may interact via stdin/stdout, sockets
etc. just fine. But if you try to mix _libraries_ you'll get EFF OS
ABI errors.

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, The Power To Serve

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