VMS: %LINK-W-RECTYP, file ORA_ROOT:[dir]xxx.obj;1 record 1 is illegal (nn.) (Doc ID 351149.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.2 to 9.2.0.7
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Symptoms

When re-linking Oracle database for VMS version 9.2.0.x, the following errors occur;

$ @ora_root:[bin]relink all
...
linking ora_root:[rdbms.bin]oracle.exe : 64-bit
%LINK-W-RECTYP, file ORA_ROOT:[lib]config.obj;1 record 1 is illegal (66.)
%LINK-W-RECTYP, file ORA_ROOT:[lib]config.obj;1 record 2 is illegal (0.)
%LINK-W-RECTYP, file ORA_ROOT:[lib]config.obj;1 record 3 is illegal (21028.)
%LINK-W-RECTYP, file ORA_ROOT:[lib]config.obj;1 record 4 is illegal (0.)
%LINK-W-RECTYP, file ORA_ROOT:[lib]config.obj;1 record 5 is illegal (29555.)
%LINK-W-RECTYP, file ORA_ROOT:[lib]config.obj;1 record 6 is illegal (2304.)
%LINK-W-RECTYP, file ORA_ROOT:[lib]config.obj;1 record 7 is illegal (0.)
%LINK-W-NOEOM, no end-of-module record found
        in module  file ORA_ROOT:[lib]config.obj;1
%LINK-W-SEQNCE, illegal record sequence
        in module  file ORA_ROOT:[lib]config.obj;1

These errors have also been reported for the following files;
ORA_ROOT:[OTRACE.LIB32]OTRCCOL.OBJ
ORA_ROOT:[OTRACE.LIB32]OTRCREF.OBJ
ORA_ROOT:[OTRACE.LIB32]OTRCFMT.OBJ
ORA_ROOT:[OTRACE.LIB32]OTRCREP.OBJ
ORA_ROOT:[NETWORK.LIB32]VPPM_GLOBAL_VMS.OBJ

Cause

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