[fpc-pascal] sqldb, oracle, and mac os x
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Thu Nov 26 10:35:37 CET 2009
On Thu, 26 Nov 2009, Bee Jay wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm writing a program which connects to a remote Oracle server using sqlDB
> (TOracleConnection). TOracleConnection keeps telling me that Oracle client
> library (libociei.dylib) is not yet installed. However, I'm pretty sure that
> it's already installed correctly since Oracle's SQLPlus is already able to
> connect to the remote database server.
> I installed Oracle's Instant Client Basic Package and SQL*Plus Package from
> using the 32 bit version (I'm on Leopard Intel). Set the required symlinks
> and environment variables (ORACLE_HOME, DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH, SQL_PATH) within
> /etc/profile, .bash_login, and environment.plist. Testing the installation
> using SQLPlus showed that SQLPlus is able to connect to an Oracle database.
> I'm using FPC v.2.2.4 and Lazarus 9.29. This is my first experience accessing
> Oracle from Mac OS. I never had this kind of problem while on Linux (Ubuntu
> and CentOS).
Do you know where the lazarus program looks for the library ? The oracle
support in sqlDB doesn't honor any of the variables you mention, so I
suspect that you should copy libociei.dylib from one of the oracle
directories to your program directory.
More information about the fpc-pascal