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OPatch: Behavior Changes starting in OPatch and releases (Doc ID 2161861.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Siebel CRM - Version [23012] to [IP2013] [Release V8]
Oracle Enterprise Service Bus - Version to
Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version to [Release 11gR1]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


To announce a change in behavior for how OPatch addresses superset/subset patching


This is applicable to all levels of expertise for OPatch.

The release of OPatch is used for all releases 12.1.0.x and later

The release of OPatch is used for all releases -


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In this Document
 OCM is no longer packaged with OPatch
 Enhanced to handle superset/subset patch more efficiently
 The change
 New option for "opatch lsinv" / "opatch lsinventory"
 SPU Installations
 GOAL: Only rollback the current SPU
 GOAL: Rollback the entire SPU
 non-SPU Installations
 GOAL: Only rollback the current release of the superset patch
 GOAL: Rollback all releases of the superset patch and subset patch(es)

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