[Bioperl-l] bioperl-db question

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Mon Nov 20 18:07:12 EST 2006


On Nov 20, 2006, at 3:33 PM, Hilmar Lapp wrote:

>
> On Nov 20, 2006, at 3:19 PM, Chris Fields wrote:
>
>> Try changing the driver to all lower case (i.e. from 'Oracle' to  
>> 'oracle').
>
> This can in fact be harmful. The driver-specific code is loaded  
> from files or directories named after the driver. On case-sensitive  
> file systems, changing the case will render those files inaccessible.

Yeah, just noticed that the driver is DBD::Oracle.  I thought it  
might be lowercase, like DBD::mysql.

>> Also, the schema_sql is still set to the mysql schema (not  
>> oracle).  That
>> shouldn't make a difference, but you never know.
>
> It doesn't make a difference if the schema instance exists already  
> (and I wouldn't recommend anything else).
>
> 	-hilmar

The conf file indicates that as well.

Christopher Fields
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign





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