Re: installing Oracle on Debian AMD64
On Tue, 25 Oct 2005 14:41:19 +0100, Adam Stiles <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 23 October 2005 18:42, Faheem Mitha wrote:
>> Dear People,
>> I am (unfortunately) trying to install Oracle Database 10g on Debian
>> AMD64. I know this is routinely done on i386, but I'm having some
>> The errors I get appear below, when I try to bring up the installer screen
>> (using ./runInstaller), which I believe uses Java.
> The proper way to fix it would be to recompile the whole package from source
> so it works with your existing installation. But that probably is not an
> option for you ;)
> So let's ask a different question instead.
> What do you need Oracle for that you can't do using PostgreSQL or MySQL?
Uh, you're preaching to the choir. I don't want to install Oracle. My
boss does. I'm not too enthusiastic about talking him out of it, so
installing Oracle seemed to be the path of least resistance.
I'd rather use PostgreSQL too.