Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH in mixed environment

From: Mark D Powell <>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 08:18:57 -0800 (PST)
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From: Mark D Powell <> Newsgroups: Subject: Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH in mixed environment Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 08:18:57 -0800 (PST) Organization:
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On Jan 21, 8:55 am, helter skelter <> wrote:
> hi,
> I've installed test RAC environment and everything works fine, there
> where no problems during install process. Later I started wondering "why
> didn't I set LD_LIBRARY_PATH env" :) I am wondering - is this
> neccessary ?
> If yes - what need this ?
> I've got clusterware 11g, ASM 11g and database 10gr2 - so to which libs
> shoul it be refer ?
> os - RHEL5_x64
> cheers

We have it set on our set up but we do not remember if we set it due to a requirement in the documentation or because we had it set previously in our environment due to issues with the listener and later pro*c (if my memory is correct) that setting the parameter fixed.

The answer may vary by platform, Oracle version, and the tool set in use but I suggest you check your documentation for each product for reference to the parameter and set it as suggested if you find it listed.

I am sure I have seen a couple of problem reports on the Oracle support site that reference the use of the parameter but naturally I cannot remember what they were when the information might be of use. Maybe someone else will have this on the top of their head.

HTH -- Mark D Powell -- Received on Wed Jan 21 2009 - 10:18:57 CST

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