Doing System Calls after Database Connection Always Return -1 On 11.2

(Doc ID 951654.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.0 and later
Precompilers - Version 11.2.0.1.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
***Checked for relevance on 7th Jul 2016***

Symptoms

On 11.2.0.1.0 when executing the Pro*C or OCI application which runs a system command after connecting to database (i.e after EXEC SQL CONNECT in Pro*C and OCIServerAttach in OCI) always returns -1 even though the command executes successfully.

Changes

Upgraded to 11.2.0.1

Cause

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