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opatch command Fails With Error :"org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: : XML-20190: (Fatal Error) Whitespace required" (Doc ID 2309714.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 opatch lsinventory failed with below error

Oracle Home : /opt/oracle/product/
Central Inventory : /opt/oracle/oraInventory
from : /opt/oracle/product/
OPatch version :
OUI version :
Log file location : /opt/oracle/product/

org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: <Line 11, Column 80>: XML-20190: (Fatal Error) Whitespace required.
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrorHandler(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrors1(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLReader.scanNameChars(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLReader.readQName(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseAttr(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseAttributes(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseElement(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseRootElement(
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseDocument(NonValid





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