[CentOS] php with oci8 support

Thomas Jackson jackson at salk.edu
Tue Sep 20 21:30:52 UTC 2005

Thanks for the response.  That project is using a pretty old oracle
instant client so I passed on it.  

I did get it working with only a few changes to the original source rpm
and a patch from oracle.  The problem is covered at...

and the patch from oracle is available at....

Below is a diff of the spec file for php-4.3.9-3.8.src.rpm...

> # Oracle fixes
> Patch79: php-4.3.9-oci8.patch
> %if %{with_oci8}
> %patch79 -p1 -b .oci8
> %endif

I don't know what the CentOS teams policy is on improving the packages
that get from upstream but this simple fix could solve a few problems.

On Mon, 2005-09-19 at 17:21 -0700, Greg Swallow - SkyNet wrote:
> Thomas Jackson wrote:
> > I am attempting to build php with oracle oci8 support.  
> You should have a look here:
> http://freshrpms.net/docs/oracle/
> Greg
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