[rt-users] Can anyone Offer some advice??

John Gedeon jgedeon at qualcomm.com
Tue Sep 10 16:39:32 EDT 2002

by exported what do you mean? and what variables does mod_perl need... and 
that doesn't explain why other scripts can connect to the same database 
using the same install of perl and dbd?

At 02:41 PM 9/10/2002 -0400, darren chamberlain wrote:
>* John Gedeon <jgedeon at qualcomm.com> [2002-09-10 14:38]:
> > I installed perl and all the modules needed to connect to oracle as
> > well as all the modules needed for RT. However rt's installation
> > script dies when it tries to connect to the database which other perl
> > scripts can do.
>I believe that the Oracle DBD requires several environment variables to
>be set, including SID.  Ensure that they are set and exported in your
>environment, and ensure that the startup scripts for mod_perl (if you're
>using mod_perl) have the environment variables set as well.
>Let face facts, shall we?  There is a very real possibility
>that this could also be the *last* day of the rest of your life.
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