[Zope-DB] DCOracle, Oracle 7.3.5 and Linux

Dario Lopez-Kästen dario at ita.chalmers.se
Thu Jun 24 05:08:32 EDT 2004

Ole Edsberg wrote:

> Hi,
> I have an Oracle 7.3.5 installation on a Windows NT Server 4.0 box that
> for specific reasons cannot be upgraded. I really want to talk to the
> database from my Python programs on my Linux box. Now, it appears that
> DCOracle requires a local Oracle installation, but there is no Linux
> version of Oracle 7.3.5. I'm writing this in the hope that someone on this
> list can point me in the right direction. That would be greatly
> appreciated!
> Ole

Install a newer version of the Oracel clinet on your linux machine, 8 or 
9 should be best.

Then use DCOracle2 and compile DCOracle2 with tohose libs.

Newer clients, unless I am utterly mistaken, should work ok with older 
oracle versions.

Hope this helps,


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Dario Lopez-Kästen, IT Systems & Services Chalmers University of Tech.

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