XMLPARSER / DBMS_XMLPARSER / DBMS_XSLPROCESSOR Fail With Ora-29280 And Ora-31001 (Doc ID 458266.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle XML Developers Kit - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 10th Jul 2015***

Symptoms

Your PL/SQL application fails with the following error stack:


Error Stack:

ORA-31001: Invalid resource handle or path name <some xml/xsl file>
ORA-06512: at "SYS.XDBURITYPE", line 11
ORA-06512: at "XDB.DBMS_XSLPROCESSOR", line 142
ORA-29280: invalid directory path

 

There are likely 2 scenarios in which you encounter this problem:

 1) You upgraded from 9iR2 and your app which uses XMLPARSER seems to be broken in 10g or later

 2) You are using DBMS_XMLPARSER for the first time.

Cause

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