Jason, Or you can use ODBC, as per the HOWTO at www.iodbc.org, which eliminates the ned to install the Oracle client and enables you to develop applications independent of database.
Best regards, Andrew Hill Director of Technology Evangelism http://www.openlinksw.com/virtuoso/whatis.htm OpenLink Virtuoso Internet Data Integration Server > -----Original Message----- > From: Steve Farmer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Sunday, March 03, 2002 7:16 PM > To: Jason Lehman; [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] PHP + Oracle + Redhat Linux Stupid Question Maybe? > Sorry > > > Hi Jason, > > You need the Oracle client installed and working > > rgds > Steve > At 11:39 AM -0500 1/3/02, Jason Lehman wrote: > >This may be a stupid question but I am stuck. Do I have to have > the Oracle > >Linux Client to connet to a remote Oracle Database or can I just have the > >php --with-oci8 turned on and that be it? And I can't seem to find any > >how-tos on just installing the client and I am not sure what > prerequisites I > >need on my computer to install just the client. Any help would be > >appreciated. Thanks. > > > > > > > >-- > >PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > >To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > -- > ------------------------------------------------- > "Minds are like parachutes, they work best when open" > Support free speech; visit http://www.efa.org.au/ > > Heads Together Systems Pty Ltd http://www.hts.com.au > Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel: 612 9982 6767 Fax: 612 9981 3081 > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > > -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php