Applying a Patch or Merge Patch, e.g., Patch 16555782 To OID 11g With opatch Fails With: 'Patch "16555782" is not needed since it has no fixes for this Oracle Home. Please see log file for details.' (Doc ID 1548889.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Applying a Patch or Merge Patch, for example, <Patch 16555782> to Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g 11.1.1.6 with opatch fails with:

opatch apply -mw_home /identity/Middleware/
Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 11.1.0.9.0
Copyright (c) 2011, Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.


Oracle Home : /identity/Middleware/oracle_common
Central Inventory : /identity/oraInventory
  from : /identity/Middleware/oracle_common/oraInst.loc
OPatch version : 11.1.0.9.0
OUI version : 11.1.0.9.0
OUI location : /identity/Middleware/oracle_common/oui
Log file location : /identity/Middleware/oracle_common/cfgtoollogs/opatch/16555782_Apr_24_2013_19_54_06/apply2013-04-24_19-54-06PM_1.log

Patch history file: /identity/Middleware/oracle_common/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch_history.txt


OPatch detects the Middleware Home as "/identity/Middleware"

OPatch will do the following:
[Oracle Home discovery] : Configure and Validate Oracle Home info.
[Prerequisite for apply] : Invoke prerequisites to see if patch can be applied.
[Patch conflict detection for apply patch] : Check if any conflict with already installed patches in Oracle Home.

ApplySession applying interim patch '16555782' to OH '/identity/Middleware/oracle_common'

Running prerequisite checks...
OPatch system modification phase did not start:
Patch "16555782" is not needed since it has no fixes for this Oracle Home. Please see log file for details.
System is intact, OPatch will not restore the system

OPatch stopped on request.

 

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Cause

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