Java Stored Procedure fails to compile with error: class file has wrong version 50.0, should be 48.0

(Doc ID 1469740.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following errors are reported when trying to compile a Java Stored Procedure on a 10.2.0.4 database:

0/0 callForm:6: cannot access oracle.classname
0/0 bad class file: null
0/0 class file has wrong version 50.0, should be 48.0
0/0 1 error
0/0 import oracle.classname;
0/0 ^
0/0 Please remove or make sure it appears in the correct subdirectory
  of the classpath.

Cause

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