Changeperm.Sh Does Not Fix $Oracle_home Directory Permissions (Doc ID 1278232.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.8 to 10.2.0.5.0 - Release: 9.2 to 10.2
Oracle Server - Standard Edition - Version: 9.2.0.8 to 10.2.0.5   [Release: 9.2 to 10.2]
Generic Linux
Generic UNIX

Symptoms

After installing 10.2.0.5 PatchSet, post installation script  changePerm.sh does not fix the directory permissions

Directory listing after executing changePerm.sh (Output is truncated)

$ ls -l

drwxr-x--- 10 oracle dba 256 18 Dec 02:33 sqlplus
drwxr-x--- 5 oracle dba 256 18 Dec 02:29 olap
drwxr-x--- 7 oracle dba 4096 18 Dec 12:10 OPatch

But the desired output is

drwxr-xr-x 10 oracle dba 256 18 Dec 02:33 sqlplus


Cause

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