Getting cpan's Oracle DBD to work properly on i386 is proving a bit tricky

Brian Manning elspicyjack at
Tue Aug 23 00:16:01 BST 2011

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 9:17 AM, Paul Branon <paulbranon at> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> Does anyone know where I can get help getting oracle DBD to work?

Have you checked the archives of the dbi-users mailing list[1] yet?
If my memory serves, I've seen the below error before, and it would be
in the archives.




> I'm on
> Intel Solaris 10
> and Oracle comes with an AMD64 binary. It runs fine on my system. I can
> connect to oracle
> with no problems at all. Then I install oracle DBD which installs just fine
> But when I try to
> connect to the database I get wrong ELF class. Because is
> a 32 bit binary.
> I've tried all kinds of things. But I think in the end I'm really going to
> have to talk to someone
> who's recently installed oracle (preferably 10g) on intel solaris 10 and
> then got cpan oracle DBD
> to talk to it. I've had lots of great suggestions from people but I can't
> get any of them to work.
> I guess what I need is literally the answer.

More information about the mailing list