... until the collector arrives ...

This "blog" is really just a scratchpad of mine. There is not much of general interest here. Most of the content is scribbled down "live" as I discover things I want to remember. I rarely go back to correct mistakes in older entries. You have been warned :)


Oracle 9.2 Client Installer

Under Windows at least, the Oracle 9.2 Client Installer prepends a JRE 1.3.1 to the front of the system PATH.  This changes the ambient JRE and thus has the potential to break various Java components -- especially those that need a more current (i.e. not totally obsolete) version of Java.  A quick solution is to move Oracle's PATH entries to the end of the PATH instead of at the beginning.

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