Error Occurred In Pro*Cobol Link During Oracle Client Installation (Doc ID 1479621.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Precompilers - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 31st May 2017***

Symptoms

During an Install the following error is appearing on the screen and in the Install log.

「Information message:exception threw from action: make
Exception name: MakefileException
Exception character string:error under starting target 'procobrtsora' of Make file '/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1/precomp/lib/ins_precomp.mk'.
For more detail, refer to '/oracle/oraInventory/logs/installActions2012-08-01_07-35-14PM.log'
Severity of exception:1」

Reviewing the LOG file ('/oracle/oraInventory/logs/installActions2012-08-01_07-35-14PM.log') for more information and it shows the following error message.

cob32: bad magic number: /oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1/precomp/lib/cobsqlintf.o

Cause

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