"ld: warning: symbol `_start' has differing types:" While Installing or Patching 11gR2 or 11gR1 on Oracle Solaris (Doc ID 1446945.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms


The following warning occurs in relink phase during installation or patching of 11gR2 on Oracle Solaris.

INFO: ld: warning: symbol `_start' has differing types:(file /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/lib/prod/lib/v9/crt1.o type=FUNC; file /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/lib//libserver11.a(skds.o) type=OBJT)

This warning can also appear during manual relinking of Oracle binaries.

Cause

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