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Id: 39603
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: DBD-Oracle

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: zoltan.sebestyen [...]

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Fixed in: 1.22

Subject: DBD::Oracle build problem and fix.
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 09:15:47 +0200
To: bug-DBD-Oracle [...]
From: "Zoltán SEBESTYÉN" <zoltan.sebestyen [...]>

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Hi, My problem was that the make commands ends up with error messages see below - I also attached the complete log: Oracle.o:Oracle.c:(.text+0x6ba9): undefined reference to `_OCILobGetChunkSize dbdimp.o:dbdimp.c:(.text+0x10e3): undefined reference to `_OCINlsCharSetIdToName' dbdimp.o:dbdimp.c:(.text+0x110f): undefined reference to `_OCINlsCharSetIdToName' collect2: ld returned 1 exit status make: *** [blib/arch/auto/DBD/Oracle/Oracle.dll] Error 1 What I've got: - MS Windows Server 2003 R2/SP2 - a cygwin: $ uname -a CYGWIN_NT-5.2 mazsola 1.5.25(0.156/4/2) 2008-03-05 19:27 i686 Cygwin - a perl: $ perl -v This is perl, v5.10.0 built for cygwin-thread-multi-64int (with 6 registered patches, see perl -V for more detail) - an oracle instant client unzipped from: - an oracle instant client unzipped from: - following CPAN packages (DBI installed successfully): DBI-1.607 DBD-Oracle-1.22 - some environment set: $ set|grep ORA ORACLE_DSN=DBI:Oracle:host=inkaora ORACLE_HOME=/cygdrive/c/Apps/instantclient_11_1 ORACLE_USERID=ipxcadmin/XXXXX The fix was the add these three symbols to oci.def and then complete rebuild. Here's the diff: --- 2008-04-02 15:43:45.000000000 +0200 +++ oci.def 2008-09-24 11:41:22.813414300 +0200 @@ -7,6 +7,9 @@ ; LIBRARY OCI.dll EXPORTS +OCILobGetChunkSize +OCINlsCharSetIdToName +OCINlsCharSetIdToName OCIAQDeq OCIAQEnq OCIAttrGet Regards, Zoltan
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The Patch has been applies, tested and committed to svn You can find it at It will be in the next release.

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