installing cx_Oracle

Rodrigo Daunaravicius rodelrod at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 9 15:25:28 CEST 2004


On Tue, 08 Jun 2004 21:02:45 +0200, Bernard Delmée wrote:

>> An 8i installation, as Aurelio suggested, is unfortunately not an option.
> 
> You still haven't told us why; are you running an 8.0.6 server
> on that box? I reckon you could install a minimal more recent
> oracle client, *not* put it on your global path, but simply stick
> it at the beginning of your python script path *before* importing
> cx_oracle.
> 
> Oracle instant client weights about 30Mb on windows:
> http://otn.oracle.com/tech/oci/instantclient/instantclient.html
> (warning: this probably requires an OTN registration)
> 
> HTH,
> 
> Bernard.

My only problem was licence. I wasn't aware of this Instant Client, but I'm
definitely giving it a try. Thanks Bernard.

Rodrigo




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