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OPatch Encounters Issues During Make on Unix Based "Client Only" Installations (Doc ID 282532.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 9.0.1.4.0 to 10.2.0.1.0 [Release 9.0.1 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Using OPatch to install a patch on an Oracle client only installation* fails when running make commands.

 * A client only installation is an Oracle Home with just the client installed and no RDBMS.


For example:

 

OPatch encounters the following issues during Make:

There were problems running make commands. The errors encountered were:

Error for command: cd /oracle/9.2.0.5/rdbms/lib

make -f ins_rdbms.mk client_sharedlib 2>&1

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Changes

 

Cause

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