PrereqSession failed: Illegal file format for composite patch. There is no composite.xml file (Doc ID 1606610.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 12, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Generic UNIX

Symptoms

When applying or checking conficts for PSU ,it's failing with errors:

 

opatch prereq CheckConflictAgainstOHWithDetail -phBaseDir ./
shows the error :
Invoking prereq “checkconflictagainstohwithdetail”
Prereq “checkConflictAgainstOHWithDetail” not executed
PrereqSession failed: Illegal file format for composite patch. There is no composite.xml file. Either this composite patch is not packaged properly, or you are applying a constituent individually.

OPatch failed with error code 73



Cause

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