ORA-48141 Error Occurs when Executing RWCONVERTER.SH with SUDO Command and Passing HOME Variable

(Doc ID 2355935.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 12, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 12.2.1.1.0 and later
Generic UNIX

Symptoms

Trying to execute rwconverter.sh command as OS users other than installation user using the SUDO approach described in <NOTE:<427548.1> plus passing HOME as parameter in the SUDO command, the following error is displayed:

 

Example

[testuser@hostname ~]$ sudo -u oracle HOME=/home/testuser DOMAIN_HOME/reports/bin/rwconverter.sh source=test.rdf stype=rdffile dtype=repfile compile_all=yes batch=yes overwrite=yes 
dbgc_init_all failed with ORA-48141 

If not passing HOME variable as sudo parameter then there is no issue.

Example

[testuser@hostname ~]$ sudo -u oracle DOMAIN_HOME/reports/bin/rwconverter.sh source=test.rdf stype=rdffile dtype=repfile compile_all=yes batch=yes overwrite=yes 

 

 

 

Cause

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