'Error In Invoking Target Ntcontab.o Of Makefile Ins_net_client.Mk'

(Doc ID 341621.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 10.2.0.1 [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Oracle Net Services - Version 8.1.7.4.0 to 10.2.0.1.0 [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Solaris Operating System (SPARC 64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 06-Nov-2013***

Symptoms

A popup error occurs during the installation of the Oracle9i R2 Client (9.2.0.1) on Sun Solaris 5.9 (64-bit).

Popup error message:

Error in invoking target ntcontab.o of makefile ins_net_client.mk

Verified the issue by the OWC session, which showed the manual relink, command: 'make -f
ins_net_client.mk ntcontab.o' of the Oracle9i R2 (9.2.0.1) Client was failing with the following:

make -f ins_net_client.mk ntcontab.o
(if [ "assemble" = "compile" ] ; then \
/software/oracle.9207/bin/gennttab > ntcontab.c ;\
cc -c ntcontab.c ;\
rm -f /software/oracle.9207/lib/ntcontab.o ;\
mv ntcontab.o /software/oracle.9207/lib ;\
/usr/ccs/bin/ar rv /software/oracle.9207/lib/libn9.a
/software/oracle.9207/lib/ntcontab.o ; fi)
(if [ "assemble" = "assemble" ] ; then \
/software/oracle.9207/bin/gennttab > ntcontab.s ;\
/usr/ccs/bin/as -xarch=v9 -P -o ntcontab.o ntcontab.s ;\
rm -f /software/oracle.9207/lib/ntcontab.o ;\
mv ntcontab.o /software/oracle.9207/lib ;\
/usr/ccs/bin/ar rv /software/oracle.9207/lib/libn9.a
/software/oracle.9207/lib/ntcontab.o ; fi)
ntcontab.s: Assembler messages:
ntcontab.s:23: Error: Unknown opcode: `alword'
ntcontab.s:23: Warning: rest of line ignored; first ignored character is `\'
ntcontab.s:24: Error: Unknown opcode: `alword'
ntcontab.s:24: Warning: rest of line ignored; first ignored character is `\'
ntcontab.s:25: Error: Unknown opcode: `alword'
ntcontab.s:25: Warning: rest of line ignored; first ignored character is `\'
ntcontab.s:26: Error: Unknown opcode: `alword'
ntcontab.s:31: Error: Unknown opcode: `string'
ntcontab.s:33: Error: bad or irreducible absolute expression
ntcontab.s:35: Error: bad or irreducible absolute expression
ntcontab.s:37: Error: bad or irreducible absolute expression
ntcontab.s:39: Error: bad or irreducible absolute expression
. . .
ntcontab.s:129: Error: bad or irreducible absolute expression
ntcontab.s:131: Error: bad or irreducible absolute expression
ntcontab.s:135: Error: Unknown opcode: `data'
ntcontab.s:140: Fatal error: Unknown opcode: `ntcon_record(.RINI,
ntrini,.RINI2,.RINI3)'

Cause

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