Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Problems? Is your data what you think it is?
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

I would tend to agree with roboticus on this one. If you are getting a coredump when using a SID something is wrong and although you only know about one thing being broken right now it may turn out you've got other problems you have not found yet.

However, I'm a little surprised at the comment "not allowed to (nor willing to) change all the code we have to cope for this stupid bug" as a) I find it difficult to see just how much code you'd have to change for a change in connect calling (how many calls to connect can you have scattered around) b) you have not ascertained where the problem is yet and c) the use of "stupid bug" doesn't seem too productive. We don't know where the problem lies; it may be in your perl, DBD::Oracle, OCI, NET8, the way any of them were built or perhaps it is a fixed problem and you are using old versions. Did it ever work on this machine and did you install DBD::Oracle without running the tests or install it after running the tests and some of them failed.

Step back and check sqlplus out with your SID to check that is working then if that works move on to unpacking DBD::Oracle, building it and running the tests - do they pass? If you still have problems the dbi-users mailing list is a good place to start but make sure you post the relevant information like platforms, perl -V, versions of modules etc.


In reply to Re^3: DBI and oracle: How can I specify more than one host in connect string? by mje
in thread DBI and oracle: How can I specify more than one host in connect string? by Skeeve

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others scrutinizing the Monastery: (18)
    As of 2014-12-18 08:30 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      Is guessing a good strategy for surviving in the IT business?





      Results (46 votes), past polls