ZoneInfo: corrupted ZoneInfoMappings running fixTZa and fixTZb (Doc ID 737477.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)
Oracle 10.2.0.2.0

*** Checked for relevance on 17-Jul-2017 ***

Symptoms

While applying OJVM DST <Patch 5865568> the execution of fixTZa.sql and fixTZb.sql scripts fail with the following:

Error Message:

ZoneInfo: corrupted ZoneInfoMappings
java.lang.NullPointerException
at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.loadZonesForHotloading(ZoneInfoFile.java)
at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.prepareForHotLoading(ZoneInfoFile.java)
at oracle.aurora.vm.HotLoader.initSystem(HotLoader.java)
at oracle.aurora.vm.HotLoader.save(HotLoader.java)
at fixTZ.rehotload(FIXTZ:75)
java.lang.Error: Could not hotload ZoneInfoFile
at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.prepareForHotLoading(ZoneInfoFile.java)
at oracle.aurora.vm.HotLoader.initSystem(HotLoader.java)
at oracle.aurora.vm.HotLoader.save(HotLoader.java)
at fixTZ.rehotload(FIXTZ:75)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.loadZonesForHotloading(ZoneInfoFile.java)
... 4 more
declare
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-29532: Java call terminated by uncaught Java exception: java.lang.Error:
Could not hotload ZoneInfoFile
ORA-06512: at "SYS.FIXTZ", line 7
ORA-06512: at "SYS.FIXTZ", line 27
ORA-06512: at line 4

Changes

Applied OJVM DST <Patch 5865568>

Cause

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