Opatch Fails With Source Files Does Not Exists OR Is Not Readable (Doc ID 1365244.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 11, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version: 10.1.0.5 and later   [Release: 10.1 and later ]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit)

Symptoms


Installing a patch on Windows using opatch fails with the following error:

Copy Action: Source File "<file_location>" does not exists or is not readable

Example :
Patch 12914916:
Copy Action: Source File "C:\Temp\p12914916_111070_MSWIN-x86-64\12914916\files\bin\oracle.exe" does not exists or is not readable
'oracle.rdbms, 11.1.0.7.0': Cannot copy file from 'oracle.exe' to 'C:\oracle\product\11.1.0\db_1\bin\oracle.exe'
Copy Action: Source File "C:\Temp\p12914916_111070_MSWIN-x86-64\12914916\files\bin\proc.exe" does not exists or is not readable
'oracle.precomp.common, 11.1.0.7.0': Cannot copy file from 'proc.exe' to 'C:\oracle\product\11.1.0\db_1\bin\proc.exe'
Copy Action: Source File "C:\Temp\p12914916_111070_MSWIN-x86-64\12914916\files\bin\dg4odbc.exe" does not exists or is not readable
'oracle.rdbms.hsodbc, 11.1.0.7.0': Cannot copy file from 'dg4odbc.exe' to 'C:\oracle\product\11.1.0\db_1\bin\dg4odbc.exe'
Copy Action: Source File "C:\Temp\p12914916_111070_MSWIN-x86-64\12914916\files\bin\tnslsnr.exe" does not exists or is not readable
'oracle.network.listener, 11.1.0.7.0': Cannot copy file from 'tnslsnr.exe' to 'C:\oracle\product\11.1.0\db_1\bin\tnslsnr.exe'
Copy Action: Source File "C:\Temp\p12914916_111070_MSWIN-x86-64\12914916\files\bin\dgmgrl.exe" does not exists or is not readable

Cause

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