Dido Sevilla <dido.sevilla / gmail.com> writes:

> On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 01:01:13 +0900, KUBO Takehiro <kubo / jiubao.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I've released ruby-oci8 0.1.10.
>> This is a Oracle module using OCI8 API.
>> 
>> URL:http://rubyforge.org/projects/ruby-oci8/
>
> Will this build against the Oracle Instant Client? The only reason why
> I haven't used this code in the past and am currently using the
> (apparently presently unmaintained) Ruby9i extension and struggling
> with some of its bugs is because I previously found it too much work
> to build ruby-oci8 against the Instant Client (10.1.0.3). While the
> Instant Client libraries are indeed 40+ megs in size, they consist of
> only three rpm files (including the ever-handy sqlplus), and are as
> such a lot easier to install than an indeterminate amount of the
> Oracle RDBMS wherever I need Oracle access.
>
> I'd rather use well maintained code than have to deal with more bugs
> in what is for all purposes abandoned code the future. Or at least
> have you got some hints on how to use it with the Instant Client?

Yes. Please read README in ruby-oci8-0.1.10.1.tar.gz.
It has been compiled successfully in my environment.
But I received a mail saying it failed on Redhat Linux.
Please mail me the last 100 lines of 'ext/oci8/mkmf.log' when you failed.

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