ORACLE_BASE and $ORACLE_HOME
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 12:53:58 GMT
In the past I recall using both $ORACLE_BASE and $ORACLE_HOME, but when reading Administrator's Guide 10g Release 1 (10.1) Part No. B10739-01 I find that it suggests ORACLE_BASE is only windows platform.
the manual states:
This release complies with Optimal
Flexible Architecture (OFA) guidelines.
All subdirectories are not under a top
level ORACLE_HOME directory. There is a
top level directory called ORACLE_BASE
that by default is C:\oracle. If you
install the latest Oracle Database release on a computer with no other Oracle
software installed, then the default setting for the first Oracle home directory is
C:\oracle\orann, where nn is the
latest release number
For example a table on p48 Ch2:
Platform | Default Name | Default Location
UNIX | spfiledbname.ora | $ORACLE_HOME/dbs or the same location as
Windows | spfileSID.ora | ORACLE_BASE\ORACLE_HOME\database
Yet I recall using scripts on Linux which referenced ORACLE_BASE Eg:
has $ORACLE_BASE been part of the [U|L]inux installation in the past? If so, was this something 'cleaned up' with the introduction of OFA?
(when bandwidth gets better ;-)
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please remove undies for reply Received on Thu Oct 23 2008 - 07:53:58 CDT