Error: CONNECT on Solaris to Oracle 8i fails with ld.so.1...No such file or database
Trying to CONNECT to an Oracle 8i database on Solaris fails with the error:
Arc: connect oracle system/manager
ld.so.1: /arcexe83/bin/dbi_oracle: fatal: libclntsh.so.8.0:
open failed: No such file or directory
Server oracle, pid: 123 terminated abnormally
The ArcInfo executable DBI_ORACLE fails to find the Oracle library libclntsh.so.8.0 located in $ORACLE_HOME/lib.
Solution or Workaround
Add $ORACLE_HOME/lib to the system variable $LD_LIBRARY_PATH.