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SP2-0750 Message File Sp1<Lang>.Msb Not Found Error 6 Initializing Sql*Plus using CYGWIN (Doc ID 556519.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2018

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When launching SQLPlus in Cygwin environment, receive the following error:
(Cygwin is a Linux-like environment for Windows.)

$ $ORACLE_HOME/bin/sqlplus

Error 6 initializing SQL*Plus
Message file sp1<lang>.msb not found
SP2-0750 :You may need to set ORACLE_HOME to your Oracle software directory

Changes

ORACLE_HOME is set .

$ echo $ORACLE_HOME
/cygdrive/c/oracle/product/10.2.0/client_1/

Cause

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