Opatch Errors:" ld: warning: symbol <Symbol_name> has differing sizes" (Doc ID 1675155.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

Patch logs shows the following warning

OPatch found the word “warning” in the stderr of the make command.
Please look at this stderr. You can re-run this make command.
Stderr output:
ld: warning: symbol ‘kpummActionSF’ has differing sizes:
(file <$ORACLE_HOME>/lib/libgeneric11.a(kpumm.o) value=0×28; file <$ORACLE_HOME>lib//libclntsh.so value=0×20);
<$ORACLE_HOME>lib/libgeneric11.a(kpumm.o) definition taken

Cause

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