- non-automated deployment
- incompatibility to other Oracle Clients on the target machine
- AnyCPU was difficult, etc.
But wait! Here is a trick how to do a lightweight xcopy-deployment of ODP.NET with Instant Client.
I uploaded a sample app on hello.ODPSpatial which implements SdoPoint, SdoGeometry and StGeometry. Beside an Instant Client (Basic Lite) you need the .NET Assembly
Oracle.DataAccessand the native
Here is a screenshot of the sample application: