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DBD::Oracle and Active State ppm

by c_chipster (Acolyte)
on Nov 18, 2005 at 04:32 UTC ( #509678=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
c_chipster has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I am wondering why DBD::Oracle is not available on ppm. It seems to be a major module to me though. Maybe it was just I missed it or don't know how to find it?

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Re: DBD::Oracle and Active State ppm
by randyk (Parson) on Nov 18, 2005 at 05:54 UTC
    ActiveState no longer supplies a DBD::Oracle ppm package for ActivePerl 8xx because Oracle no longer provides the client libraries for free; see the section on unavailable packages in the ActivePerl-faq2 for details.
Re: DBD::Oracle and Active State ppm
by jZed (Prior) on Nov 18, 2005 at 04:51 UTC
    You can use either ppm or manual download to get it from here : As to why ActiveState doesn't have it in their repository, you'd have to ask them.

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