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Tech Tip: MacOS 9 and the Oracle Client Libraries
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Published On: November 24, 1999
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If you try to install OCI (Oracle Call Interface) 7.3 under MacOS 9, the "Applications" folder (into which you install the "ORACLE" folder) becomes a "Package" (refer to the new feature list of MacOS 9) and cannot be opened. This folder contains SQL*Plus and the tools to test and tune the network.

To fix this problem, Apple provides an utility with MacOS 9 that converts a package to folder if needed. The name of this tool is: "Package First Aid Utility"

To use it :

Copy the P.F.A.U. application onto your hard disk
Drag and drop the target package onto the tool
See the result...