[DB-SIG] Oracle API

Gerhard Haering gh at ghaering.de
Thu May 5 02:23:53 CEST 2005

On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 05:14:45PM -0400, mike.guice at rbc.com wrote:
> Is it necessary to have the Oracle Client installed in a machine that
> wishes to connect to an Oracle database? 

Yes, but a minimal install will do.

> If not, what are the requisite files for making the connection?

It's possible to strip down the Oracle installation even more, but
that's more a less a manual cycle of delete-and-see-if-it-still works.

I bothered once to do this, but wouldn't bother any more.
Gerhard Häring - gh at ghaering.de - Python, web & database development

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