Arc:connect oracle system/manager/usr/lib/ Can't find path for shared library:

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

Trying to connect to an Oracle 8i database on HP fails with the following error:

"Arc: connect oracle system/manager
/usr/lib/ Can't find path for shared library:
/usr/lib/ No such file or directory
Server oracle, pid: 123 terminated abnormally"


The ArcInfo executable DBI_ORACLE is failing to find the Oracle library which is located in $ORACLE_HOME/lib.

Solution or Workaround

Add $ORACLE_HOME/lib to the system variable $SHLIB_PATH.

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