WLS 12.1.2.0.8 Patch Application Fails When Using "opatch apply" With "Error during Update inventory for apply Phase" (Doc ID 2093018.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.2.0.0 to 12.1.2.0.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

During the post-patch step of library regeneration, the content of a patched file, CompDef.xml in the client jar, is altered by OUI.  When OPatch validates the file, comparing the patch's file to the Oracle home file, it sees a discrepancy and believes the patching operation has failed.

OPatch then says the following:
 

 

Cause

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