Install Of 11GR2 Client : Error In EqualPathStrs :The Filename, Directory Name, Or Volume Label Syntax Is Incorrect

(Doc ID 1403568.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version: 11.1.0.6 and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.6 and later    [Release: 11.1 and later]
Oracle Server - Standard Edition - Version: 11.1.0.6 and later    [Release: 11.1 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


While installing 11GR2 Client the following errors are reported in OraInstall.err log :

Error in equalPathStrs :The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect
Error in equalPathStrs :The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect
java.io.FileNotFoundException: D:\app\mfarron\product\11.2.0\client_20a\inventory\Components21\oracle.client\11.2.0.1.0\context.xml (The system cannot find the file specified)
at java.io.FileInputStream.open(Native Method)
at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:106)
at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:66)
at java.io.FileReader.<init>(FileReader.java:41)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiis.OiisCompContext.readXMLContext(OiisCompContext.java:1956)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiis.OiisCompContext.createContextFromInstallInv(OiisCompContext.java:1730)
at  oracle.sysman.oii.oiio.oiiod.OiiodDepEngine.getSpaceFreedUpByDeinstall(OiiodDepEngine.java:6701)


Cause

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