[Tutor] cx_oracle module problems

Jerry Hill malaclypse2 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 21:27:30 CEST 2008

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 2:46 PM, jeremiah <jeremiah.jester at panasonic.aero> wrote:
> I've downloaded the cx_oracle source module for python, howerver every
> time i try to build it, it keeps on failing. I've been unable to find a
> port for Ubuntu. Is there one? Anyone know how to get this properly
> installed?
> # sudo python setup.py install
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "setup.py", line 36, in <module>
>    oracleHome = os.environ["ORACLE_HOME"]
>  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/UserDict.py", line 22, in __getitem__
>    raise KeyError(key)
> KeyError: 'ORACLE_HOME'

It looks to me like it expects you to already have the oracle client
libraries installed, since it's looking for the 'ORACLE_HOME'
environment variable.


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