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Re: Can't use DBD::Oracle if LD_LIBRARY_PATH Not Set In Environment

by Ea (Hermit)
on Feb 07, 2013 at 15:10 UTC ( #1017674=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Can't use DBD::Oracle if LD_LIBRARY_PATH Not Set In Environment

I don't think you absolutely need the DBD::Oracle line. DBI should load the correct module when you connect.

My personal solution has been to hide connection details in a module which always gets installed in The Right Place, has a home for tests and makes scripts clear and concise with subs like this

sub setup_environment { my $server = get_server_name(); for my $env ( %{$environment{$server}} ) { $ENV{$env} = $environment{$server}->{$env}; } return scalar keys %{$environment{$server}}; }
I use it to cache database handles and such. It's not your perfect solution, but it works for me.

Sometimes I can think of 6 impossible LDAP attributes before breakfast.
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[Corion]: marto: Yeah, feels like that ;) You could set up the cronjob that auto-creates tickets :-))
[marto]: the ticketing system does not accept calls via email, nor has it a working API. It's tied into Active Directory for authentication and the Solaris boxes aren't on that domain
[Corion]: The one thing I haven't figured out a solution to is how to get an edge-trigger instead of sending an email every 5 minutes if the usage is above 90%. I want one mail when it goes over 90% but no more emails as long as it stays between 90% and 95%.
[Corion]: marto: Clever! ;)
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[marto]: that's essentially it :)
[marto]: I think the long term solution would be to have sysadmins that do their job, so I don't have to do everything :P
[marto]: they already have an entire BMC patrol system, which they disabled, because it was sending out spurious messages. So rather than fix the issue, or even find out what it was, they turned it off. No messages, can't be any problems, right?
[Corion]: marto: But having open tickets / incidents increases the pressure on them ;) Of course, likely your contract / SLA specifies an upper limit for the number of incidents :-D

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