Re: can I install Oracle 10.1g on MAC OS 10.5.1 without the MAC server software?

From: bdbafh <>
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2008 11:09:01 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 5, 1:31 pm, ken quirici <> wrote:
> I guess the subject up top more or less says it all.
> If anyone HAS installed Oracle 10.1g on MAC OS 10.5.1 NOT MAC OS
> 10.5.1 server I'd
> really appreciate hearing from you.
> I've downloaded the the Oracle 10.1g client and database on my non-
> server
> MAC OS 10.5.1 and got as far as succesfully doing the cpio command
> (see directions).
> However the instructions for doing the install for the client; or for
> the database; seem \
> to require having the server installed - they seem to assume you're
> set up on a LAN -
> but I'm not a systems- or dba-person, I'm an Oracle PL/SQL, and SQL
> (w/ some other
> things) contract programmer and would love to have it at home so I
> could learn new things
> faster and more concretely. PL/SQL and SQL are big languages.

Would the 10g R1 Instant Client be sufficient for your purposes? That installs.
Check the OTN forums for other such users in your situation.

-bdbafh Received on Tue Feb 05 2008 - 13:09:01 CST

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