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Dockerfile to build an image for Perl connecting with an Oracle DB via the InstantClient
FROM store/oracle/database-instantclient:
# I believe one needs to be authenticated to DockerHub to use this image.
# Oracle Linux is RPM based, and these are the requirements for a basic CPAN install for this
RUN yum install -y \
gcc \
gzip \
perl \
perl-App-cpanminus \
perl-DBI \
perl-Test-Simple \
tar \
&& yum clean all
# For some reason, the can't be found by the CPAN install of DBD::Oracle unless you link it in.
RUN ln -sv /usr/share/oracle/12.2/client64/demo/ /usr/share/oracle/12.2/client64/
ENV ORACLE_HOME /usr/lib/oracle/12.2/client64
ENV LD_LIBRARY_PATH /usr/lib/oracle/12.2/client64/lib
ENV PATH $PATH:$HOME/bin:/usr/lib/oracle/12.2/client64/bin
# This is the basic CPAN library that's needed. If your script needs more things from CPAN, you
# can add them here or add additional "RUN cpanm install ..." lines to have them installed.
RUN cpanm install \
# Comment out the lines below to run an interactive session, or use docker run --entrypoint bash ...
CMD "--help"
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