Tora 1.2.4 Instant Client 10g SuSe 9.2 Pro

  • s_70

    s_70 - 2004-11-16

    I am trying to get Tora to work with Oracle instant client 10g in SuSe 9.2 Pro. I get an ORA-12154 error 'cannot retrieve text'.

    I have all my env. variables set and can connect with SQL*Plus. Is this a conflict or am I missing something.

    I tried to bump up a level to tora-alpha- but when I compile and try to start it, I get

    "lin1:/home/user1 # tora
    Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
    Xlib: No protocol specified

    tora.real: cannot connect to X server :0.0
    /usr/X11R6/bin/tora: line 10:  6630 Segmentation fault      tora.real"


    • ace

      ace - 2004-11-17

      I couldn't get 1.2.4 to work with the instant client but I did get the alpha to work. Here was what I did:

      Installed Oracle Instant Client rpm
      Installed tora-alpha-
      Installed tora-oracle-alpha-

      Set these environment variables:
      export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/oracle/
      export TNS_ADMIN=/usr/lib/oracle/

      created tnsnames.ora in the $TNS_ADMIN directory that points to my database instances.

      Finally you have to make a soft link to named in the /usr/lib/oracle/ directory ($LD_LIBRARY_PATH)

      This was with SuSe 9.1


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