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Solaris and Oracle 32bit Linking Error "fatal: symbol 'ntcontab' in file $O_H/lib/libn10.a(ntcontab.o): section [3].data: : symbol lies outside of containing section" (Doc ID 1364167.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
This issue is currently known to affect only the 32bit version of Oracle Software on the following platforms

Solaris x86
Solaris x86-64

Where OS patch 144501-19 has been installed

or in the latest Solaris builds

Solaris 11 [Nevada]

or

Solaris 10 Update 10 and above ( Solaris 10 8/11 )


Symptoms

When doing a new install or applying a patch of 32bit Oracle software on a server that meets the following criteria

Solaris x86

Solaris x86-64

Where OS patch 144501-19 has been installed

or in the latest Solaris builds

Solaris 11 [Nevada] 

or

Solaris 10 Update 10 and above ( Solaris 10 8/11 )

The following error is seen during link phase:

excerpt from $ORACLE_HOME/install/make.log

INFO: Start output from spawned process:
INFO: ----------------------------------
INFO:

INFO: <oracle_home>/bin/genclntsh

INFO: ld: fatal: symbol 'ntcontab' in file
<oracle_home>/lib/libn10.a(ntcontab.o): section [3].data: size
0x60: symbol (address 0, size 0x70) lies
outside of containing section

INFO: ld: fatal: file processing errors. No output written to
<oracle_home>/lib/libclntsh.so.10.1

INFO: genclntsh: Failed to link libclntsh.so.10.1

INFO: make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `client_sharedlib
INFO: '

INFO: *** Error code 1

 

Changes

 

Cause

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