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Oracle® Database

Client Release Notes

11g Release 2 (11.2) for Apple Mac OS X (Intel)

E38585-02

April 2014

This document contains important information that was not included in the platform-specific or product-specific documentation for this release. This document supplements Oracle Database Readme.

This document may be updated after it is released. To check for updates to this document and to view other Oracle documentation, refer to the Documentation section on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) Web site:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/documentation/index.html

This document contains the following topics:

1 Certification Information

The latest certification information for Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2) is available on My Oracle Support (formerly OracleMetaLink) at:

https://support.oracle.com

The following or later versions of the operating system are supported for Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2):

  • Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3

    Starting with release 11.2.0.3, Oracle Database Client is supported on Apple Mac OS X (Intel)(32-Bit) and Apple Mac OS X (Intel)(64-Bit).

  • Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2

    Starting with release 11.2.0.3, Oracle Database Client is supported on Apple Mac OS X (Intel)(32-Bit) and Apple Mac OS X (Intel)(64-Bit).

  • Apple Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9

    Starting with release 11.2.0.4, Oracle Database Client is supported on Apple Mac OS X (Intel)(32-Bit) and Apple Mac OS X (Intel)(64-Bit).

2 Unsupported Products

The following features or products are not supported on Apple Mac OS X:

  • Oracle ODBC Driver

  • Pro*FORTRAN

  • Pro*COBOL

3 Other Known Issues

The following section contains information about issues related to Oracle Database 11g and associated products:

3.1 Pro*C Does Not Support C99 Headers

Pro*C parser fails to recognize C99 headers on Apple Mac OS X Lion, Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion, and Apple Mac OS X Mavericks.

This issue has no workaround.

This issue is tracked with Oracle bug 16061064.

3.2 Object Type Translator Utility (OTT) Does Not Specify -D32 Option on 32-Bit Systems

If you are using 32-bit libraries and 32-bit Java Runtime Environment to use the OTT utility, then set the JREOPTIONS field in line number 11 of the utility:

JREOPTIONS=-d32

This is required for Java version 1.6.

This issue is tracked with Oracle bug 18555020.

4 Documentation Accessibility

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Access to Oracle Support

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Oracle Database Release Notes, 11g Release 2 (11.2) for Apple Mac OS X (Intel)

E38585-02

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