[php-maint] rebuilding etch php5 packages with OCI support?

Timothee Besset ttimo at idsoftware.com
Thu Dec 27 19:47:22 UTC 2007


I need to get connectivity to Oracle database on a Debian Etch x86_64
installation. Oracle provides the Instant Client (OCI) [1], for which
PHP has support [2].

The Debian packages for PHP however were not compiled with OCI support.
I have been trying to modify the package source to obtain a set with OCI
support without much success (I can make a seperate post detailing the

Does anyone have good pointers on what to do to get OCI support? Anyone
been there before me maybe?


[1] http://www.oracle.com/technology/tech/oci/instantclient/index.html
[2] http://us2.php.net/oci8

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