datapatch -verbose Fails with Error :" Patch xxxxxx: Archived Patch Directory Is Empty"

(Doc ID 2235541.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


./datapatch -verbose fails with following errors:

Bundle series PSU:
ID 170117 in the binary registry and ID 160119 in the SQL registry
Adding patches to installation queue and performing prereq checks...
Installation queue:
The following patches will be rolled back:
22139226 (Database PSU, Oracle JavaVM Component (Jan2016)) <<<<<<<
The following patches will be applied:
24917972 (Database PSU, Oracle JavaVM Component (JAN2017))
Error: prereq checks failed!
patch 22139226: Archived patch directory is empty <<<<<<<
Prereq check failed, exiting without installing any patches.



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