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datapatch or preupgrade_fixups.sql script fails with error -:ORA-04063: package body "SYS.DBMS_PREUP" has errors (Doc ID 2455895.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 During database upgrade, datapatch fails with following error -

Error at line 3985: SP2-0309: SQL*Plus command procedures may only be nested to a depth of 20.
..
Error at line 3798: ORA-04063: package body "SYS.DBMS_PREUP" has errors
Error at line 3799: ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called: "SYS.DBMS_PREUP"
Error at line 3800: ORA-06512: at line 36
Error at line 3807: ORA-04063: package body "SYS.DBMS_PREUP" has errors
Error at line 3808: ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called: "SYS.DBMS_PREUP"

 or

preupgrade_fixups.sql as part of preupgrade  fails as below:

SQL> @preupgrade_fixups.sql
DECLARE
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-04063: package body "SYS.DBMS_PREUP" has errors
ORA-06512: at line 11

 

Cause

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