OPatch 11.2.0.3.6 Reports “java.text.ParseException: Unparseable date” (Doc ID 1949212.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle DB version : 11.2.0.3
OPatch version : 11.2.0.3.6

"opatch prereq" command results in the following message in the log

[24.11.2014 09:09:06] Stack-Beschreibung: java.text.ParseException: Unparseable date: "3 Oct 2012, 18:38:19 hrs"
[24.11.2014 09:09:06] StackTrace: java.text.DateFormat.parse(DateFormat.java:335)
[24.11.2014 09:09:06] StackTrace: oracle.opatch.CompositePatchObject.compareDate(CompositePatchObject.java:1097)

 

Cause

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