Installing Oracle Client 10g on FreeBSD

Vladimir Terziev vlady at
Tue Oct 17 07:26:33 UTC 2006

	No irony, i was serious!

	According to my experience, Boris is right, that's way i was serious.

	Using flash plugin with native Firefox is based on flashplugin-wrapper. As i know there is no such wrapper for Oracle Linux instantclient, that's way i'm interested to know a new solution, if any.


On Tue, 17 Oct 2006 09:44:56 +0400
Boris Samorodov <bsam at> wrote:

> 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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