[R] ROracle install problem

dhinds@sonic.net dhinds at sonic.net
Thu Sep 8 23:42:54 CEST 2005

Ariel Chernomoretz <ariel.chernomoretz at crchul.ulaval.ca> wrote:
> Hi, 

> I am trying to install the ROracle package in a Linux-64 machine.
> I downloaded from Oracle's site their Instant Client bundle but it seems that
> ROracle needs some stuff not included in that kit in order to compile (in 
> particuar, the 'proc' executable).

You can't use the Instant Client.  You need to get the full client CD
for your platform.

> I did not find any other linux client suite in Oracle's site

It is there.  Go to:


and click on "Oracle Database 10g" (or 9i, or whatever), then on your
platform, and look for the Client CD.

-- Dave

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