[DB-SIG] cx_Oracle Oracle 10g on Linux
anthony at interlink.com.au
Sun May 2 23:58:32 EDT 2004
Andy Todd wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just installed Oracle 10g on my Debian box and am now trying to
> talk to it from Python.
> I've downloaded and installed cx_Oracle 4.0.1 but when I try and import
> the module I get an error;
> Python 2.3.3 (#2, Feb 24 2004, 09:29:20)
> [GCC 3.3.3 (Debian)] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import cx_Oracle
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> ImportError: libclntsh.so.10.1: cannot open shared object file: No such
> file or directory
> For the record, Oracle 10g does have a libclntsh.so (in $ORACLE_HOME/lib)
> I note that Anthony says that the code works on Linux
> (http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Mail/Message/db-sig/2011613) so I'm
> presuming I am missing some configuration. Does anyone have any
Is your Oracle environment set up correctly? Do you have $ORACLE_HOME,
and is $ORACLE_HOME/lib in your ld.so search path?
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