Opatch Fails with "Patch "<patch id>" is not needed since it has no fixes for this Oracle Home."

(Doc ID 1569306.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Platform - Version 11.1.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Installation of a SOA patch using Opatch fails with the following error :-

 

        [12/Jul/2013 16:08:47]       OUI-67005:OPatch system modification phase did not start:
                            Patch "<id>" is not needed since it has no fixes for this Oracle Home. Please see log file for details.

 

There are no further errors in the opatch logfile.

Cause

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