You may be interested at this. They mention that installing DBD-Oracle8, instead of DBD-Oracle solved the problem. Also check on the version number - 1.06 solves a few problems that were in 1.03. Hope this helps a bit.

In reply to Re: DBD::Oracle issues by LD2
in thread DBD::Oracle issues by jjhorner

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