Re: Oracle Client 10g vs. Instant Client 10.2 (Windows XP)

From: ddf <>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 13:08:29 -0800 (PST)
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On Nov 3, 2:29 pm, AMM <> wrote:
> We have received a Windows application that
> we are told requires "Oracle Client 10g" to run.
> We tried downloading Oracle's Instant Client and
> installed that, in the hopes that that would be enough,
> and we are able to run queries using SQL*PLUS, so
> we know the installation worked,
> but the application cannot find the Oracle stuff: we
> get the message
> Oracle client and networking components were not found
> Is there a way to get an application (apparently) compiled
> with Oracle Client to run with Instant Client?

Probably not, as the necessary dlls are not available. You'll most likely need to perform an install of the full Oracle 10.2.0 client.

David Fitzjarrell Received on Mon Nov 03 2008 - 15:08:29 CST

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