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I have oraperl ver 2.4 zip and perl ver5
How can i make the oraperl work or how to install orapel
how to make coraperl or oraperl?
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1.) Thow away oraperl, it's old, unsupported, and unnecessary.
2.) Make sure that your perl is at least version 5.004.
3.) download and install the following::

http://www.perl.com/cgi-bin/cpan_mod?module=DBI
http://www.perl.com/cgi-bin/cpan_mod?module=DBD::Oracle

you install them by unpacking them, cd'ing to the directory where they're unpacked, and then

a.) read the README file and follow the directions.
  If there are no directions in the README file,  do the following steps.

perl Makefile.PL
make
make test
make install
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The files that are downloaded are with the extension .tar
and i have a windows nt server and the clients are win95/98
and how can i do that makefile.pl

i have already downloaded perl 5.X
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http://www.perl.com/cgi-bin/cpan_mod?module=DBD::Oracle

I get an error at this sight and so what shall i do now?
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1.) Use winzip to deal with the .tar (or .tar.gz) files
2.) Look around the site, you'll find the DBD and DBI stuff.
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