?
Solved

Installation of DBI and DBD Oracle

Posted on 2003-11-19
2
Medium Priority
?
392 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-04
Hello everybody
Since I have just started programming in Perl , I have some doubts
Where do I put the installation files DBI and DBD for oracle ?????
and as far as using those two modules
is it startup.pl script where I make the connection?????
Thanking you in an advanced
Best regards
Ronan
 
0
Comment
Question by:ronan_40060
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:kerharo
ID: 9779098
you can either put them in the official perl installation on your machine. If you compiled these modules yourself, a simple "make install" does the trick. And it's the simplest and best solution.

Else, you can put them anywhere you want, and write:
   use lib "/my/directory/where/DBD_and_DBI_reside";
to be access these.

For the second question about "startup.pl" I'm not sure I understand what you mean... (But I only used DBI once, some time ago, so it's probably me ;-)
0
 
LVL 51

Accepted Solution

by:
ahoffmann earned 150 total points
ID: 9782692
you do not make the databse connection instartup.pl, usually.
In your script you get a database handle like:
  my $dbh = DBI->connect(....);
0

Featured Post

Enroll in August's Course of the Month

August's CompTIA IT Fundamentals course includes 19 hours of basic computer principle modules and prepares you for the certification exam. It's free for Premium Members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A year or so back I was asked to have a play with MongoDB; within half an hour I had downloaded (http://www.mongodb.org/downloads),  installed and started the daemon, and had a console window open. After an hour or two of playing at the command …
Checking the Alert Log in AWS RDS Oracle can be a pain through their user interface.  I made a script to download the Alert Log, look for errors, and email me the trace files.  In this article I'll describe what I did and share my script.
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
Six Sigma Control Plans

800 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question