January, 2009

Jan 09

Installing ruby-oci8 with Oracle Instant Client 11g

While trying to use ruby-oci8 and Oracle Instant Client 11g I run into problems when compiling ruby-oci8 extensions (I was following the guide at ruby-oci8 site).

The problem seems to be the Oracle Client packages (only tried with the .rpm) (tried the same with 10g and it worked fine).

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Jan 09

flickraw proxy support

I made a small patch to use proxies with flickraw (0.5.1). It uses the environment variable http_proxy or HTTP_PROXY (in that order) to get the proxy settings.
You can see the changes at flickraw-proxy@github.