datapatch -verbose Fails with Error :" Patch xxxxxx: Archived Patch Directory Is Empty" (Doc ID 2235541.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

./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 12.1.0.2.160119, Oracle JavaVM Component (Jan2016)) <<<<<<<
The following patches will be applied:
24917972 (Database PSU 12.1.0.2.170117, Oracle JavaVM Component (JAN2017))
24732082 (DATABASE PATCH SET UPDATE 12.1.0.2.170117)
Error: prereq checks failed!
patch 22139226: Archived patch directory is empty <<<<<<<
Prereq check failed, exiting without installing any patches.

  

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