compiling freeradius with oracle support

Alan DeKok aland at
Sat Aug 30 08:49:48 CEST 2008

Alexandre Chapellon wrote:
> In fact i had to set RLM_SQL_LIBS to -L/opt/oracle/instantclient_11_1/
> -lclntsh -lm
> in the Makefile of rlm_sql_oracle (which is done by configure script
> when it works).

  It wasn't working?

> and create a missing symlink in the oracle instantclient:
> ->

  That would help, yes.  That was likely the cause of much of the
problems.  I'll bet that if you re-ran configure after making that
change, it would Just Work.

> the problem is, when you use wrapper as dpkg-buildpackage you can't run
> configure first, change one Makefileand then make.... so at the moment
> building without oracle support and have a tar.gz containing oracle
> module (compiled afterwards) seems the only soutions.... it's a bit
> tricky but works and is still helpfull for massive deployement.

  Ah.  Another wrapper layer around the build system makes it even
harder to get it to work.

  Alan DeKok.

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