Can One Query an Oracle 10 Data Base under FreeBSD?

Jose Garcia Juanino jjuanino at
Wed Jun 3 06:41:26 UTC 2009

El miércoles 03 de junio a las 00:41:16 CEST, Michael L. Squires escribió:
> There is a port of the Oracle instant client which runs under Linux
> emulation in /usr/ports/databases/linux-oracle-instantclient-<basic,sdk,sqlplus>
> This appears to use the Oracle Linux instant client.
> I used them some time ago to query an Oracle 10g server, but I didn't test 
> them extensively.

I use sqlplus with instantclient every day and every hour in my FreeBSD
desktop, and works perfectly. I had some issues in FreeBSD 7.0:

but they were fixed in FreeBSD 7.1.

Apart from sqlplus with instantcliente, you can give a try to
databases/sqldeveloper. It works with java, which has addvantages and

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