cx_Oracle throws: ImportError: DLL load failed: This application has failed to start ...

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Mon Nov 25 23:50:53 CET 2013

On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 7:22 AM, Ruben van den Berg
<rubenvandenberg1978 at> wrote:
> I haven't the slightest clue why version 11 just - wouldn't - run but due to backward compatibility it seems a stressful weekend got a happy ending anyway.

Doesn't make particular sense to me either, but I don't know anything
about Oracle :) Glad it's working, anyhow. If nothing else, you have a
clean installation of version 12, so if your v11 was wrong in some
way, this simply sidestepped it. Often that's the easiest fix.


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