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loading oratcl from starkit

Posted by sergioanis (sergioanis), 17 March 2008
hi everybody:

I'm having some problems loading oratcl from a starkit. I found a post from G. Lester advicing to use the following script in the package index:

package ifneeded Oratcl 4.4  [ list OraLoad $dir ]
proc OraLoad { dir } {
global env
foreach file [ glob $dir/*.dll ] {
catch {  file copy  -force $file [ file join $env(TEMP) [ file tail $file ]
]  }
}
catch { file copy  -force $dir/msvcr70.dll [ file join [ file dirname [ infonameofexecutable ]] msvcr70.dll ] }
load $env(TEMP)/oratcl44.dll
}


This works fine in some computers (running windows 2000), but fail in
anothers (windows 2000 and xp). The script fail when it try to load the
oratcl44.dll, the error message doesn't say why.  I tried adding the
$env(TEMP)to the $env(PATH) without success.

I'd appreciate any suggestions you may have.

Thanks,
Sergio


Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 18 March 2008
on 03/17/08 at 18:32:19, sergioanis wrote:
The script fail when it try to load the
oratcl44.dll, the error message doesn't say why.

I'd appreciate any suggestions you may have.



I don't know - and I think this is a very specialist question that's not likely to find and answer here. However, even if you feel that the error message isn't useful, someone might - so please tell us what is says / how it fails.  You're witholding a vital piece of evidence!


Posted by sergioanis (sergioanis), 20 March 2008
hi,
the error message says: "error loading oratcl" I tried to put some catch there, but for some reason the catch is ignored (I guess that is another proc generating the error, and I don't have access to it)

Anyway, somebody gave me a hint: the computers where it fails don't have oracle client installed. So, I'm searching for the libraries that I need to add to make it work. So far, I have the oratcl loaded but I can't sign into the database. I just need to keep trying.

thanks for your interest.
Sergio



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