11.2 Installation Fails with Error : creating symbolic link `SQLCA.H': Operation not supported (Doc ID 2141501.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

 When Oracle 11.2 is installed on a Unix platform, it fails with below error -

 

INFO: ln: creating symbolic link 'libclntsh.so': Operation not supported

INFO: genclntsh: Failed to create libclntsh.so

INFO: make: *** [client_sharedlib] Error 1
..
INFO: ln: creating symbolic link 'SQLCA.H': Operation not supported

  

Cause

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