install_driver(Oracle) failed: Can't load '......./Oracle.sl'

I'm attempting to get an existing application working on a new server.  When running CGI scripts that connect to the Oracle database I get the following error:

install_driver(Oracle) failed: Can't load '/really/long/path/auto/DBD/Oracle/Oracle.sl' for module DBD::Oracle: No such file or directory at /really/long/path/DynaLoader.pm line 230.
 at (eval 11) line 3

I've checked and that file DOES exist.
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TintinCommented:
How did you install the Oracle::DBD module on the new server?
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ahoffmannCommented:
sounds like HPUX ...
did you install the requested shared libraries (Oracle.sl in this case)?
or is your @INC wrong?
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djs120Author Commented:
Yes it is HPUX.  Yes Oracle.sl is there (where it is looking for it, so I don't think @INC is wrong).
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ahoffmannCommented:
> Can't load '/really/long/path/auto/DBD/Oracle/Oracle.sl'  ...  D No such file or directory
hmm, is there any doubt with this message?
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djs120Author Commented:
You'd think, but I've verified that the file does in fact exist.
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ahoffmannCommented:
the I only can guess that the user running the scrip does not have full read access to all directories of the path to the lib.
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geotigerCommented:

Were your DBI and DBD::Oracle installation finished without any error? It looks like that the dynamic library for DBD::Oracle was not installed.
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